Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Hickenlooper (D), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, called on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack to support wildfire recovery efforts in Colorado after the state faced the three largest wildfires in Colorado history in 2020.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an audit of USDA actions that may have contributed to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in meat processing facilities and other agricultural processing facilities.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after Interior Nominee Deb Haaland made clear that the Biden Administration supports the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act during her confirmation hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Bennet Builds Support for Outdoor Restoration Force Act

Proposal Would Create Millions of Jobs by Scaling Up Forest and Watershed Restoration Efforts

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced building support for his Outdoor Restoration Force Act, new legislation to create jobs by investing in our natural infrastructure -- our public lands and water -- through collaborative forest health, wildlife habitat, and watershed restoration projects across the West.

Bennet, Wyden, Neguse Call for Wildfire Relief Funds to be Included in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

Funds Would Help Colorado Recover from a Record Breaking Wildfire Season

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), U.S. Representative Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), and their colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives in requesting House and Senate leadership include funding for wildfire risk mitigation and recovery efforts in the next Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Jason Crow (D), and Diana DeGette (D) wrote a letter to Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue requesting several reforms to improve pay, job stability, and benefits for federal wildfire personnel.