Bennet, Wyden, Baldwin, Van Hollen Introduce Bill to Support Economic Recovery, Finance Six Months of Wages

Program Would Support Long-Term Economic Recovery by Providing Dollar-for-Dollar Federal Funding of State Jobs Programs When Unemployment Rate is Above 7 Percent

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation to support the economic recovery by immediately financing six months of wages and supportive services for unemployed workers.

Bennet, Colleagues Criticize Trump EPA’s Failure to Listen to Experts and Protect Americans from Harmful Pollution

Senators: “Hundreds of thousands of lives could be lost every year if this proposal is finalized; lives that are disproportionately in low-income communities, communities of color, and Tribal and Indigenous communities.”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 13 Senate Democrats pushed back against Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s decision to ignore public health experts and insufficiently protect Americans from particulate matter (PM).

Bennet Introduces Legislation to Help Bridge Digital Divide by Deploying Affordable, High-Speed Broadband Nationwide

Senator’s BRIDGE Act of 2020 Would Provide Flexible Funding to States and Tribal Governments to Deploy “Future-Proof” Broadband Networks Able to Meet Communities' Needs for Years to Come

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Broadband Reform and Investment to Drive Growth in the Economy (BRIDGE) Act of 2020 to deploy affordable, high-speed broadband networks nationwide.

Bennet, Bipartisan Colleagues Express Concern over Amtrak Job Cuts, Reduced Hours of Service

Bennet, Colleagues Express Opposition to Reducing National Network Long-Distance Train Services to Three Days Per Week

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of bipartisan colleagues in a letter to the President of Amtrak, William Flynn, opposing their plans to terminate one out of every five employees – putting thousands out of work — and reducing the hours of operation of the National Network long distance trains, including the Southwest Chief.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he will nominate William Perry Pendley to become director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which manages nearly 250 million acres of public land, including more than eight million acres in Colorado.

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor, Lieutenant Governor Highlight Transformative Legislation for Colorado’s Military Families in Letter to Defense Department, Air Force

Bennet, Colleagues Applaud Signing of Colorado Bill to Improve Military Spouse Licensure Practices, Bolster Colorado’s Chances for Selection as Permanent U.S. Space Command HQ

Following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of Colorado House Bill 20-1326, legislation to improve military spouse licensure practices in the state, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Polis, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera wrote to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett to highlight the new Colorado law and further demonstrate that Colorado is the best state to serve as the permanent home of the U.S. Space Command.