Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, released his opening statement ahead of the subcommittee’s hearing titled, “The Western Water Crisis: Confronting persistent drought and building resilience on our forests and farmland.”

In Response to Their Efforts, Bennet, Hickenlooper Applaud President Biden Waiving Solar Tariffs, Supporting Colorado Solar Industry

Announcement Comes After Bennet and Hickenlooper Urged Administration to End Threat of Additional Harmful Solar Tariffs and Provide Relief to U.S. Solar Companies

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed President Joe Biden’s announcement that the administration is waiving for two years the additional harmful tariffs on solar components posed by the Commerce Department’s investigation.

In Senate Floor Speech, Bennet Urges Long-Term Reforms to Fix America’s Broken Student Loan System and Drive Economic Opportunity for All

As President Biden Considers Student Debt Relief, Bennet Urges Him to Target Efforts to Low- and Medium- Income Households, Pursue Broader Reforms to Support Both College and High School Graduates

Today on the Senate floor, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged long-term solutions to America’s broken student loan system and new pathways to drive economic opportunity for all, especially for Americans who do not attend college.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Funding From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Improve Colorado Tribal Water and Sanitation Systems

Indian Health Service Will Fund Seven Critical Colorado Projects for Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute Tribes This Year to Improve Water Infrastructure on Tribal Lands

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) for the Indian Health Service’s Sanitation Facilities Construction Program (SFCP) to fund seven critical projects for the Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute Tribes this year.

Bennet, Colleagues Request Full Funding for Water Source Protection Program in Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill

The USFS Program Provides Clean Drinking Water, Helps Prevent Pollution of Surface and Ground Water for Americans in Rural Communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led a group of his colleagues in urging U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, to fully fund the United States Forest Service (USFS) Water Source Protection Program (WSPP) for fiscal year (FY) 2023.

Bennet, Crapo Lead Bipartisan Letter Requesting Full Funding for the PILT Program in Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill

The Payments in Lieu of Taxes Program Provides Counties and Local Governments with Critical Funding for Essential Services

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) led a bipartisan group of 30 of their colleagues in urging U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, to fully fund the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year (FY) 2023.

Bennet, Toomey Introduce Legislation to Provide for Public Safety Officers in Retirement

Senators’ Bipartisan Bill Would Allow Firefighters, Police Officers, and Other Public Safety Officers to Access Their Savings Without Penalty When They Are Eligible to Retire

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) introduced legislation to allow public safety officers, such as firefighters and police officers, to access their retirement savings penalty-free upon reaching their eligible retirement age.