On Senate Floor, Bennet Makes the Case for a New Federal Body to Regulate Digital Platforms and AI

“Kids are in despair in our country,” said Bennet. “We can't simply hide under our covers or scroll through Tiktok and hope these problems solve themselves.”

In case you missed it, yesterday on the Senate floor, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet addressed the power of Big Tech, social media, and artificial intelligence (AI) and called for a Federal Digital Platform Commission to regulate digital platforms to protect consumers, promote competition, and defend the public interest.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome $72 Million for Colorado Infrastructure Projects

Funding Comes From the Department of Transportation’s RAISE Grant Program Created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed $72,145,226 for six Colorado projects from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Call for Senate Action on CORE Act

CORE Act Protects Public Lands, Safeguards Outdoor Recreation, and Boosts Economy In Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper called on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to consider their Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act.

Bennet Secures Key Provisions in Intelligence Authorization Act

Bennet-led Provisions Would Establish an Office of Global Competition Analysis to Strengthen American Tech Leadership, Close Gaps in U.S. Intelligence Capabilities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, secured key provisions in the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24), which passed out of the Senate Intelligence Committee this week with a unanimous vote.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Protect Access to Contraception

Right to Contraception Act Protects the Right to Birth Control, Preventing Further Restrictions to Reproductive Rights in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined their Senate colleagues to reintroduce the Right to Contraception Act, a bill that would strengthen the legal right to contraceptives.

Bennet Introduces Bill to Protect Colorado Communities from Wildfire Smoke

Cleaner Air Spaces Act Would Make Air Filtration Units, Clean Air Centers More Accessible For Communities Affected By Wildfire Smoke

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet alongside U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and U.S. Representative Scott Peters (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to reduce the negative public health effects of wildfire smoke for vulnerable communities.

Bennet, Brown, 39 Senate Colleagues Introduce Bill to Cut Taxes for Colorado Workers and Families

Working Families Tax Relief Act Would Restore Expanded Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit to Benefit 90 Percent of Colorado Parents

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet alongside U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) led 35 of their Senate colleagues to reintroduce the Working Families Tax Relief Act.