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.
As thousands of fans cheered the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) at the ticker tape parade in New York City today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues in introducing a bipartisan Senate resolution congratulating the team for winning the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Landmark, Bipartisan Equality Act

The Equality Act would ensure that LGBTQ Americans are protected by federal non-discrimination laws

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined his colleagues in introducing historic, comprehensive federal legislation—the bipartisan Equality Act of 2019—to ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.