Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Funding Homeless Veterans in Colorado

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless To Receive $500,000 From Department of Labor

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed the announcement from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, a charitable organization that connects homeless Coloradans to housing, healthcare, and critical vocational services, was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP).

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome $38 Million for Colorado Airports

Funding Will Help Airports Across The State Upgrade Critical Infrastructure, Streamline Operations, And Improve Passenger Safety

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper celebrated the announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) that $38 million would be made available for infrastructure improvements at Colorado airports.
Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) alongside U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) and James Risch (R-Idaho) reintroduced the Helping Unleash Benefits and Services (HUBS) for Veterans Act, bipartisan legislation to support local “network hubs” which streamline access to essential resources for veterans, service members, and their families.
This week, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper introduced an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would strike language added by U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) blocking funding for any U.S. Space Command military construction projects and freezing half of Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall’s travel budget until a final basing decision on the permanent headquarters location of Space Command is made – an attempt to force a decision in Alabama’s favor.