Bennet, Tribal Leaders, Advocates Celebrate Investments in Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Improve Tribal Access to Clean Water

Improvements Mirror Bennet’s Legislation to Help Fulfill the Federal Government’s Trust Obligation to Support Tribal Communities

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Tribal leaders, and advocates celebrated funding signed into law as a part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that will improve Tribal access to clean water.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Reintroduce Landmark Voting Rights Bill

John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Would Restore Voting Rights Act Protections Against Voter Suppression, Disenfranchisement

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined 47 of their colleagues in introducing legislation to restore the landmark Voting Rights Act (VRA) and stop the spread of voter suppression across the country.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bipartisan Paycheck Fairness Act

Colorado’s Wage Gap Costs Women Nearly $400,000 Over Their Careers

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) joined the new Democratic majority to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963, help eliminate the gender wage gap, and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable

In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls for Real Police Accountability

Bennet Criticizes Republican Policing Bill as Inadequate and Urges Senate to Follow Colorado’s Example by Passing the Justice in Policing Act

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to Senate Republicans’ policing bill, calling instead for a vote on the Justice in Policing Act, Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).

Bennet, Colleagues Reiterate Call for Investigation into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at Minneapolis Police Department

After George Floyd Murder, Lawmakers Called for a Federal Investigation Into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at the Minneapolis Police Department

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 24 colleagues followed up on their previous letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting that the Department of Justice open an investigation into patterns and practices of racially discriminatory and violent policing in the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

Bennet, Booker, Harris Introduce Sweeping Legislation to Reform Law Enforcement and Strengthen Accountability

Groundbreaking Justice in Policing Act of 2020 Aims To Hold Police Accountable, Increase Transparency, Improve Practices, Training

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, the most comprehensive bill to reform law enforcement and strengthen accountability in our country’s history.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of more than 80 lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) in sending a bicameral letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) calling for a criminal civil rights investigation into the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and an independent investigation into the local authorities’ handling of the case.