Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bill to Promote Vehicle-to-Grid Charging for Electric School Buses

BIDIRECTIONAL Act would create program for electric school bus deployment with capability to help power grid while not in use. Bill builds on efforts like Durango’s first-in-the-state pilot program run by school district 9-R and La Plata Electric Association

Yesterday, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Angus King (I-Maine), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) to introduce the Bus Integration Dedicated to Improving Resilience, Eliminating Congestion, and Triggering Innovation Over Numerous Applications and Localities (BIDIRECTIONAL) Act.
Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Angus King (I-Maine.), and U.S. Representative Donald S. Beyer (D-Va.) sent a letter to U.S Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging her and her staff to pursue strong implementation of the 15 percent corporate minimum tax (CMT) on billion-dollar corporations in the Inflation Reduction Act.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Lead Colorado Delegation in Urging Department of Veterans Affairs to Authorize Community Care for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Many veterans report problems with accessing health care at Community Care providers such as the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and U.S. Representatives Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse, Lauren Boebert, Ken Buck, Doug Lamborn, and Ed Perlmutter sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to authorize community care for high-risk veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).