Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act, a bill introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet that would reauthorize, strengthen, and extend the Sexual Assault Forensic Reporting program to reduce the national rape kit backlog.
Letter to Interior Follows Detection of Mussel Larvae in Colorado Reservoir
Sep 28, 2017
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Jared Polis sent a bicameral, bipartisan letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke urging a rapid response to the invasive mussel larvae detected in Colorado's Green Mountain Reservoir.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a group of Democratic senators, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos criticizing her decision to revoke guidance that directs schools on how to handle investigations of sexual assault and urging her to reverse course.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement regarding reports of racial slurs written on the dormitory message boards of five cadet candidates at the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week introduced the bipartisan Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act of 2017 to establish an investment tax credit (ITC) for business and home use of energy storage.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration plans to lower the annual number of refugees entering the United States to 45,000 individuals.
Children’s Health Insurance Program; Community Health Centers; and Childhood Home Visiting Programs All Set to Expire This Weekend
Sep 27, 2017
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statements in support of extending funding for three health programs that are critical to Coloradans. The deadline to extend funding is September 30, 2017.