In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls on Senate to Pass the Equality Act

Following Historic SCOTUS ruling, Bennet Urges Senate to Follow Colorado’s Example and Ensure Equality for LGBTQ Americans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor calling on his colleagues to take up the Equality Act, historic legislation to create comprehensive anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans.

Bennet Celebrates Passage of Historic Public Lands Package to Fully Fund LWCF and Reduce the Public Lands Maintenance Backlog

Bennet Has Led the Fight to Fully Fund LWCF, Invest in Our Public Lands for Over a Decade

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded Senate passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, historic public lands legislation to permanently and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million and begin to address the $19 billion public lands maintenance backlog.

Bennet, Gardner Applaud Senate Passage of Resolution Recognizing Felix Sparks, Dachau Liberation Anniversary

Resolution Honors the 75th Anniversary of the Dachau Concentration Camp Liberation, Led by Lt. Col. Felix Sparks

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) applauded the unanimous Senate passage of their bipartisan resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, led by Lieutenant Colonel Felix Sparks and the 45th Infantry “Thunderbird” Division of the Seventh Army of the United States.

Bennet, Colleagues Reiterate Call for Investigation into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at Minneapolis Police Department

After George Floyd Murder, Lawmakers Called for a Federal Investigation Into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at the Minneapolis Police Department

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 24 colleagues followed up on their previous letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting that the Department of Justice open an investigation into patterns and practices of racially discriminatory and violent policing in the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet at a Senate Finance Committee hearing yesterday on unemployment insurance (UI) questioned Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia on the Trump Administration’s threat to take away the $600 weekly benefit that has prevented severe hardship for American workers who have become unemployed as a result of the economic fallout from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet Joins Colleagues in Urging Department of Agriculture to Minimize Food Deserts, Support Programs to Help Americans Access Healthy, Affordable Food

A Lack of Access to Healthy, Affordable Food is Disproportionately Affecting Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of his Democratic colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue expressing concerns about how a lack of access to healthy, affordable food is hurting low-income communities and communities of color during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.