New Public-Private Partnership to Address Wildfire Threat, Protect Water Supply in Upper South Platte Watershed

U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service Partnering with American Forest Foundation

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced a public-private partnership with the American Forest Foundation (AFF) to invest $5 million to address wildfire risks across the country, including the Upper South Platte Watershed in Colorado.

Bennet Applauds Funding for Water Irrigation Efficiency Projects in Colorado River Basin

Bennet Urged Agriculture, Interior Secretaries to Coordinate Conservation Programs and Crafted Conservation Title in 2014 Farm Bill Helping Fund Projects

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the joint announcement by the Agriculture and Interior Departments that the agencies will coordinate to invest more than $47 million to help water districts and growers to better conserve water resources while improving efficiency of agricultural operations in the Colorado River Basin and across the West.

Bennet Urges House to Include LIFT Act in FAA Reauthorization

Measure Ensures Kids Can Sit with Parents on Planes, Allows Pregnant Women to Pre-Board

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to include the LIFT Act in its bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Following Graduation Season, Bennet Calls for Passage of Bill to Provide Financial Literacy, College Aid Info for Students

Bipartisan FAST Act Simplifies Financial Aid Application, Helps Families Understand Options to Pay for College

Following the conclusion of many high school and college graduations in Colorado and across the country, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is calling on Congress to pass provisions in the bipartisan FAST Act to help students better understand their financial options to attend college.

Bennet Secures Provisions in Interior Appropriations Bill to Support Gold King Mine Spill Recovery Work

Supports Long-Term Monitoring of Animas River, Calls for Reimbursements for Costs Incurred by States and Tribes - Calls for Improvements to Overall Bill

The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved the Interior Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 with provisions secured by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet in support of the recovery efforts following the Gold King Mine spill in southwest Colorado.