Bennet, Neguse Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of CORE Act

Bennet Prioritizes Senate Action in 2020 to Honor Decade-Long Effort on Colorado Public Lands Legislation

On the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (“CORE”) Act, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO-2) released the following statements celebrating the significant progress made to protect over 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, safeguard existing outdoor recreation opportunities, and boost the state’s economy.

Bennet Applauds House Passage of CORE Act

Celebrates Years of Work by Coloradans, Calls on Senate to Take Action

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (“CORE”) Act (H.R. 823), a significant step toward protecting approximately 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, safeguarding existing outdoor recreation opportunities, and boosting the state’s outdoor economy.

Bennet Leads Senate Democrats in Calling on Interior Secretary to Terminate Acting BLM Director’s Authority

Senators to Bernhardt: “The American people deserve a leader at the BLM who will work on behalf of its mission.”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led a letter with 11 additional Senate Democrats urging U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to terminate William Perry Pendley’s authority as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) joined a group of bipartisan senators in calling on the leaders of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to include full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in the fiscal year 2020 funding agreement.