Bipartisan Legislation Would Help Finance Carbon Capture and Storage Projects
Jun 10, 2019
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today reintroduced a bill to make it easier for power plants and industrial facilities to finance the purchase and installation of carbon capture, utilization, and storage equipment.
Legislation Would Hinder Trump Administration Efforts to Weaken Climate Protections
Jun 05, 2019
Today, on World Environment Day, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led 16 of his colleagues in reintroducing the Carbon Pollution Transparency Act, legislation to ensure the federal government implements a science-based process to account for the cost of carbon pollution in regulations through a standard metric.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner reintroduced the Ski Area Fee Retention Act. Currently, ski area permit fees paid to the Forest Service are sent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and then appropriated back to the Forest Service.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of 18 senators and 33 representatives in pushing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to reverse their decision to shut down Civilian Conservation Centers (CCC) and end the program in its current form.
Colorado Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) recently introduced the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act to improve the permitting process for outfitters, educational organizations, and community groups to access and enjoy our public lands.
Resolution pushes back against legislation recently passed in Georgia, Alabama, and other states to undermine women’s access to reproductive health care and overturn Roe v. Wade
May 23, 2019
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week with 43 of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate stood up for women’s reproductive rights, including the right to safe, legal abortion, and introduced a resolution supporting women’s reproductive rights in the U.S.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced the introduction of the Opioid Crisis Accountability Act, legislation to ensure opioid manufacturers and distributors provide funding to address the crisis they created.