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.