Bennet, Portman Introduce Bill to Direct Funds from Seized Russian Assets to Support Ukraine

Bipartisan Bill Holds Russia Accountable for the War by Directing Funds from Seized Russian Assets into New Ukraine Relief Fund

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the bipartisan RELIEF for Ukraine Act to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to direct any funds resulting from the disposal of seized Russian assets to support Ukrainian refugees and reconstruction.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Treasury to Preserve Emergency Rental Assistance Funds For States

Treasury Has Indicated It May Change Requirements for States to Receive ERA 2 Funds, Jeopardizing Assistance in Colorado’s Plans to Spend Funds Before Statutory Deadline

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and several bipartisan colleagues in urging the U.S. Treasury Department not to change Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) 2 guidelines for states like Colorado that have met the ERA requirements set by Congress.

Bennet Welcomes EPA Comments On Clean Air Act Permit Renewal For Suncor Refinery Outside Denver

Bennet Asked the Agency to Carefully Review Suncor’s Operating Permit Renewal Earlier This Month

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlined objections to a portion of the Clean Air Act (CAA) Title V air permit renewal for the Suncor Refinery Plant 2 in Commerce City, Colorado as well as recommendations for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) relating to community engagement, documentation actions, and demonstration of attainment of air quality standards.

Bennet Urges President Biden To Extend the Pause on Student Loan Repayment as Economy Continues To Recover

Bennet Is Also Asking the Administration to Work With Leaders in Both Parties to Find Long-Term Solutions To America’s Student Loan Debt Crisis

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged President Joe Biden to extend the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections until December 31, 2022 as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Committee Vote to Hold Ocean Shipping Companies Accountable for Price-Gouging

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act, which Bennet and Hickenlooper and Co-Sponsor, Passed The Senate Commerce Committee On A Bipartisan Vote

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee’s vote to pass the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, a bipartisan bill they each co-sponsor to ensure American producers can affordably export their products and address the supply chain backlog overwhelming U.S. ports.

As Russian Threats Evolve, Bennet, Hickenlooper, Entire Colorado Delegation Urge President Biden to Consider National Security and Cost Implications In U.S. Space Command Basing Decision

Putin’s War in Ukraine and Violation of International Law Underscore the Urgency for America to Maintain Superiority in the Space Domain, Build on Space Mission Investments in Colorado

Washington, D.C. – Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Jason Crow (D), Doug Lamborn (R), Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Joe Neguse (D), Ken Buck (R), and Lauren Boebert (R) called on President Joe Biden to ensure the U.S. Space Command basing deci...