Bennet, Moran, Bipartisan Colleagues Push USDA for Answers on Emergency Relief Program for Farmers and Ranchers

Senators’ Call Follows Record Drought in 2022 Affecting Colorado’s Family Farmers and Ranchers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of their colleagues in a letter calling on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to provide greater transparency on how the 2022 Emergency Relief Program (ERP) payments were calculated and administered. The ERP covers agricultural losses due to a qualifying natural disaster.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse celebrated the announcement from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) that over $9.3 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has gone to advance wildfire resilience work and support fuel management projects in Colorado throughout Fiscal Year 2023.

Bennet, Bipartisan House Colleagues Call on Congress to Help Low-Income Families and Seniors Put Food on the Table

Bennet Leads Nearly 100 Members of Congress Pushing to Ensure Upcoming Farm Bill Reforms Outdated Restriction on Families Using SNAP to Buy Prepared Meals

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet alongside U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Andrew Garbarino (R-N.Y.), and Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) led nearly 100 members of Congress in a letter calling on U.S. House and Senate Agriculture committee leaders to include the lawmakers’ bipartisan, bicameral Hot Foods Act in the upcoming Farm Bill.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper and a group of 49 bipartisan, bicameral colleagues to urge Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall to use “fleet leveling” – balancing fighters across active duty, Air National Guard (ANG), and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) squadrons to allow time for industry production capacity to catch up with demand.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Polis Welcome $22 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for I-25 Wildlife Overpass in Colorado

Douglas County’s Greenland Wildlife Overpass Project Selected as One of 19 Wildlife Crossings Funded Nationwide

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado Governor Jared Polis welcomed $22 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to build a dedicated wildlife overpass on Interstate 25 between Denver and Colorado Springs.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging the incorporation of methane emissions data from advanced measurement technologies and “top-down” data, helping provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture as the agency works to modernize methane reporting under its Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) to help combat climate change.