Bennet Urges Treasury to Rescind Policy Shielding Dark Money Groups from Accountability

Existing Trump-Era Rule Allows Certain Tax-Exempt Organizations to Withhold Information About Major Donors From the IRS

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet encouraged the Department of the Treasury to reverse an existing rule that allows certain tax-exempt organizations to avoid disclosing their major donors and the amounts they give to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Bennet, Tester, Wyden Introduce Bill to Shine a Light on Dark Money in Politics

Spotlight Act Would Increase Transparency by Requiring Political Non-Profits to Disclose Donors

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and several other colleagues, introduced the Spotlight Act to shine a light on dark money political donors and hold the government accountable to enforce our nation's campaign finance laws.

Bennet, Senate Democrats Introduce D.C. Statehood Bill

Legislation Would Ensure Equal Representation for over 700,000 D.C. Residents

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of Democratic senators introduced legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state, finally giving its citizens full representation in Congress.

Bennet Introduces Campaign Finance Reform Bill to Close “Zombie Accounts” of Former Candidates

To Prevent Abuse, Bill Would Require Politicians to Close Campaign Accounts if They Are No Longer Running for Office or Register as a Lobbyist or Foreign Agent

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Zeroing Out Money for Buying Influence after Elections (ZOMBIE) Act. The bill would require politicians to close their campaign accounts if they are no longer running for federal office and before they register as a lobbyist or foreign agent. When politicians retire or lose an election, they often have significant campaign funds left over.

Bennet, Peters, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Block Trump Order Stripping Federal Employees of Critical Protections

Recent Executive Order Would Create Further Chaos in the Federal Government During Pandemic, Presidential Transition

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Mich.), and 39 Senate colleagues introduced legislation that would block the implementation of President Donald Trump’s October 21 executive order that created a new classification for federal employees, Schedule F.

In Speech, Bennet Calls for Overcoming Powerful Interests that Cleared the Path for Judge Barrett’s Confirmation

Senator Decries Destruction of the Senate and Damage to the Supreme Court, Calls for Action to Reclaim a Government That Actually Serves the American People

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor decrying the broken process to consider Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court, tying her imminent confirmation to a longer effort in U.S. history to protect the interests of the powerful over those of the people, and calling for action to reclaim the American people’s exercise in self-government.