Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse and Brittany Pettersen welcomed an announcement from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) of $37 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to mitigate wildfire risks in Colorado’s Arapahoe, Roosevelt and Pike-San Isabel National Forests.

Bennet Welcomes Nearly $1 Billion from Biden Administration to Address the Western Water and Climate Crisis

Departments of Agriculture and Interior Announce Historic Climate Investments and New Strategy to Address Western Drought

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed nearly $1 billion from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to address the Western water crisis and to invest in environmentally-friendly farming practices.

Bennet Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Taxation of Broadband Grants

Legislation Would Encourage Broadband Deployment By Preventing Grants From Being Considered Taxable Income

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) in reintroducing the Broadband Grant Tax Treatment Act (BGTTA) — legislation that would amend the Internal Revenue Code to ensure that funding for broadband deployment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) will not be considered taxable income.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) in introducing the Secure Access for Essential Reproductive (SAFER) Health Act, which would expand patient privacy protections by strengthening the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to prohibit medical providers from disclosing personal health information related to abortion or pregnancy loss without patient consent.