On Sunday, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet delivered the keynote address at Silicon Flatirons, Colorado Law’s flagship conference in Boulder, Colorado. In his remarks, Bennet described the vast and unchecked power of Big Tech over American democracy and society and called for reasserting the public interest through common-sense rules and oversight.
Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest Faces $228 Million Funding Shortfall As Recovery Efforts Continue Two Years Later
Feb 06, 2023
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Colorado U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, and U.S. Congressman Joe Neguse in urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Randy Moore to distribute funding and resources to address post-fire recovery needs from the East Troublesome and Cameron Peak fires in Colorado.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that Paul Bruchez, a 5th generation rancher from Kremmling, Colorado, will join him as his guest to President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 7th.
Senators Urge Agency to Follow Colorado and New Mexico’s Lead
Feb 03, 2023
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) in urging the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to follow Colorado and New Mexico’s lead by eliminating routine venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on public and Tribal lands in the agency’s final Waste Prevention Rule.
Bipartisan Legislation Allows National Forests to Retain Fees Generated by Ski Areas to Support Local Recreation Needs
Feb 02, 2023
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) reintroduced the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act to invest in outdoor recreation in mountain communities by enabling National Forests to retain a portion of the annual fees paid by ski areas operating within their boundaries.
In Letter, Bennet Calls TikTok an “Unacceptable Threat” to U.S. National Security
Feb 02, 2023
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called on Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai to remove TikTok from their app stores immediately given its unacceptable risk to U.S. national security.
Arctic Refuge Protection Act Would Protect Coastal Plain From Oil And Gas Development
Feb 02, 2023
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) in reintroducing the Arctic Refuge Protection Act to restore critical protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) by designating the Coastal Plain ecosystem as wilderness under the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in introducing The Rural Health Clinic Burden Reduction Act to provide regulatory relief for rural health clinics.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, joined a bipartisan Senate resolution led by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) reaffirming the United States’ support for the Iranian people who have taken to the streets in peaceful protest, and condemning Iranian security forces for human rights abuses.