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.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the House Committee on Natural Resources’ passage of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, a significant step toward conserving and protecting approximately 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, preserving wild places, and boosting the state’s outdoor economy.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse today announced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act will receive a hearing in the House Natural Resources subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, and has gained additional support from all members of the Colorado Democratic delegation and several key stakeholders.