Includes Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF, Expedited Permit Approval for LNG Exports. Also Includes Bennet Amendment to Encourage Energy Efficient Home Improvements and Language to Protect Colorado's Public Lands
Apr 20, 2016
The Senate today passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which includes a number of Colorado priorities backed by Senator Michael Bennet.
The Senate today adopted an amendment introduced by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) to establish more practical mortgage lending processes on a voluntary basis, encourage investments in energy-efficient homebuilding, and help create tens of thousands of construction jobs.
Senators Urge Approval of $1.9 Billion Emergency Funding Request
Apr 18, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined 40 of his colleagues in calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran to immediately pass the emergency supplemental funding request of $1.9 billion for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus outbreak.
Bennet Signed Amicus Brief in Support of DAPA and DACA+
Apr 18, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on today's oral arguments at the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Texas - the legal case that currently blocks implementation of the President's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement after his meeting today with Chief Judge Merrick Garland, the President's nominee to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court:
Measure Also Ensures TSA Cannot Separate Children from Their Parents During Screening Process
Apr 12, 2016
The Senate adopted Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet's amendment to ensure young children can sit with their parents on flights and won't be separated from their parents by TSA during security screening.