Amidst a devastating wildfire season in Colorado, including the largest wildfire in the state’s recorded history, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led U.S. Senator Cory Gardner and U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse and Scott Tipton in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to quickly approve Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) funding to mitigate and recover from wildfire damage.
This week in the Crested Butte News, Editor Mark Reaman penned an editorial about the Gunnison Public Lands Initiative (GPLI), a project started eight years ago by local community leaders and public lands advocates to develop legislation with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, co-chair of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, toured the new United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs after it opened to the public on July 30 following years of work on what is now the first comprehensive Olympic museum in the United States, and the first to celebrate both Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Bennet, Bicameral Colleagues Highlight Dangerous New EPA Methane Rule

Lawmakers Highlight How Dangerous Rollback Increases Maternal Health Risks

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 30 Members of Congress in a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler expressing their deep concern with a new rule that would weaken the EPA’s ability to limit dangerous methane pollution from the oil and gas sector.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited Brown Family Farms where he met with the Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD) and discussed his efforts as a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry to work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow farmers in Yuma County to use dryland farming practices on land enrolled in the Republican River Conservation Reserve Easement Program (CREP).