U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), John Boozman (R-AR), and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) reintroduced a bipartisan bill to increase opportunities for hunters and recreational shooters by allowing states to use more of their federal Pittman-Robertson funds to develop shooting ranges.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act of 2017 to protect more than 172,000 acres in the Thompson Divide and adjacent areas from the possibility of future leasing, while providing compensation for Thompson Divide leaseholders.

Alamosa Receives Waiver to Continue Regional Air Service to Denver Airport

Bennet Continuously Fought to Ensure Airport Could Continue Service

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted the San Luis Valley Regional Airport's waiver to be exempted from Essential Air Service (EAS) program requirements, allowing the airport to continue to receive a subsidy that allows for regional air service.

Bennet, Gardner, Tipton Urge FCC to Approve La Plata County Petition for Denver TV

Joint Letter Supports County’s Request to Modify Television Market

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Congressman Scott Tipton sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler urging quick approval of La Plata County's petition for inclusion into the Denver television market for satellite television.

Bennet, Crapo Urge Leadership to Fully Fund PILT for FY 2017

More than 30 Senators Sign Letter in Support of PILT program

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Republican Senator Mike Crapo from Idaho led a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to work together to ensure that the PILT program is fully funded for Fiscal Year 2017. This fiscal year, Colorado communities received more than $35.5 million to fund critical services like police, fire protection, and emergency response.