Bennet, Romney Request Review of USDA’s Emergency Watershed Protection Program

Senators Seek to Improve Program, Better Serve Communities Recovering from Wildfires

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources, and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) called on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP).

Bennet Joins Colleagues in New Push to Renew Funding for Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education

Mandatory Federal Funding Expired on September 30 with No Senate Vote

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D-Ala.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and a group of their colleagues in a new push to pass funding for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and other minority serving-institutions (MSIs).

Bennet Announces $18 Million Infrastructure Grant for El Paso Military Installations

Bennet Helped to Secure Funding for Project to Connect Regional Military Installations

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed an announcement that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will receive an $18.35 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for a project aimed at helping connect El Paso County regional military installations.

Bennet, Axne Introduce New Legislation to Increase Economic Opportunity for Farmers, Ranchers, and Rural Communities

Bill Would Create ARPA–Terra, a New Research Agency to Invest in Early Stage Research on Innovative Agricultural Technologies that Enhance Environmental Sustainability, Export Competitiveness, and Crop Resilience

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-3) announced they have introduced new legislation to create the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Terra (ARPA–Terra), a new agency at the U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest in innovative agricultural technologies that increase economic opportunity for farmers, ranchers, and rural communities.

Bennet Joins Opposition to Trump Proposal to Mandate Forced DNA Collection from Migrants

Senators Demand Answers on Civil Rights and Privacy Implications of Latest Anti-Immigrant Policy

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and nine of their Senate colleagues in calling on the Trump administration to abandon its proposed plan to mandate forced DNA collection from all migrants – including children over the age of thirteen and asylum-seekers – entering the United States.