Almost Half of Young Children Now Own a Mobile Device
May 15, 2018
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Brian Schatz (D-HI), Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, today asked the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide more information about technology addiction and its effect on childhood development.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with a group of 30 U.S. senators, today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase the funding cap for a program aimed at improving the quality of health care available to patients in rural areas.
Following a report that the Department of Defense (DoD) revised a January 2018 vulnerability assessment by removing references to climate change and key findings on the risks from sea level rise, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and nearly two dozen colleagues called on the administration to release the unpublished draft of the report and explain why the omissions were made.
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, and U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today introduced legislation to reauthorize and expand the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP).
With 50 supporters for CRA resolution, Senators only need one more vote to restore open Internet order
May 10, 2018
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet filed a discharge petition to force a vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to restore enforceable net neutrality rules. Discharge petitions require signatures from 30 Senators to force a vote, and a simple majority is needed for passage.
Federal funding Bennet secured enhances cleanup efforts around Peterson Air Force Base
May 10, 2018
During last week’s state work period, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet met with three water districts in Fountain, Colorado, to receive an update on progress to address water contamination near Peterson Air Force Base.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today received an update from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and Forest Service Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen on the impact that the fire funding fix—which they secured in this year’s omnibus spending bill—will have on upcoming wildfire seasons.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with a group of Democratic colleagues, this week sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Nielsen expressing concerns about the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) plan to establish an internal oversight division to supervise the agency’s caseworkers and reports that such a unit may be used to discourage caseworkers from using discretion when deciding immigration cases.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today led their colleagues in introducing a resolution celebrating the 19th annual National Charter Schools Week, which runs from May 7 through May 11, 2018 and commends the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of our nation’s more than 6,900 charter schools across 44 states and the District of Columbia.