Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined 40 of his colleagues in calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran to immediately pass the emergency supplemental funding request of $1.9 billion for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus outbreak.

Bennet, Gardner, Tipton, Hickenlooper Urge EPA to Proceed Thoughtfully with Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund Work

Call on EPA to address remaining concerns of local communities. Urge agency to operate water treatment plant at full capacity, move claims and reimbursement process forward quickly

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Congressman Scott Tipton sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, along with Governor John Hickenlooper, urging the agency to implement the Superfund designation in a way that works for local communities.

Bennet, Colleagues Press Federal Financial Regulators to Provide Clear Guidance for Legal Marijuana Businesses to Access Banking Services

Currently, many legal marijuana businesses are forced to operate on an all-cash basis, creating a public safety risk and making it more difficult for states to collect taxes

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) in pressing federal financial regulators to issue clear guidance for financial institutions serving legal marijuana businesses, making it easier for those businesses to access banking services rather than operating on an all-cash basis.

President's Budget Proposal to Call for Permanent Reauthorization, Full Funding for LWCF

Bennet Sponsored Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Authorize Conservation Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the Administration's announcement that its Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget proposal will include full funding and permanent reauthorization for the Land and Water Conservation (LWCF) program. The budget allocates LWCF funding to several projects across Colorado.