Bennet, Gardner, Colleagues Secure $3 Million Grant Match for Southwest Chief

TIGER Grant & funding partnerships will result in an investment of more than $26 million in the Southwest Chief

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today announced that Amtrak at long last will provide $3 million in matching funds to complete the federal TIGER IX grant awarded in the beginning of 2018 for safety upgrades and maintenance on the train’s route in Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico.

Bennet Reintroduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Study Effects of Technology and Media on Children

Bill would commission research on children’s technology use and outcomes including addiction, bullying, and depression

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today reintroduced the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on technology and media’s effects on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.

Bennet Statement on Inclusion of El Paso County in Nationwide Water Contamination Study

Following Bennet Request, Community Near Peterson AFB to be One of Eight Sites in Assessment of PFAS Exposure

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced that El Paso County will be included in a national study to examine the health effects of exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), chemicals that have contaminated drinking water sources in Colorado and across the country.