Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, today praised the release of the final text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report and called for continued bipartisan support in Congress to send the bill to the President’s desk.
“We committed to passing a Farm Bill this year, and that’s exactly what we intend to do,” Bennet said. “We appreciate the conference committee’s hard work to reach a bipartisan bill that legalizes hemp, conserves land and water, combats climate change, and bolsters economic security in rural communities. The finish line is in sight. Now Congress needs to do what’s right for Colorado and send this bill to the President’s desk.”