Bennet Welcomes $79 Million for Forest Restoration, Recovery for Arapaho & Roosevelt, Routt and White River National Forests

After Calling for this Support in November 2020, Bennet Secured These Funds in the Government Spending Bill Signed Into Law in September

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, welcomed $79 million from the U.S. Forest Service to help Routt, White River and Arapaho & Roosevelt national forests recover from 2020 wildfires.

Bennet Applauds House Passage of the COMPETES Act

Legislation Includes Critical Investments in Emerging Technologies, Semiconductors, and 5G

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, applauded passage of the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Preeminence in Technology, and Economic Strength Act of 2022 (COMPETES) by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Bennet, Heinrich, Risch, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Remove Hurdles for Good Samaritans to Clean Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines

Legislation Was Developed By Leaders Across the West to Support Efforts to Reduce Pollution from Abandoned Mines

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), and several of their colleagues introduced the bipartisan Good Samaritan Remediation of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act, legislation to make it easier for “Good Samaritans” such as state agencies, local governments, nonprofits, and other groups, to clean up and improve water quality in and around abandoned hardrock mines.

Bennet, Schumer Introduce Legislation to Invest in Outdoor Recreation, Promote Economic Growth In Rural Communities

The Rural Outdoor Investment Act Would Help Communities In Colorado and Across the Country Revitalize And Grow Their Economies Through The Outdoor Recreation Industry

Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced the Rural Outdoor Investment Act to promote economic growth in rural communities through strategic investment in outdoor recreation.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Urge Biden and FEMA to Grant Colorado’s Forthcoming Private Property Debris Removal Requests Following the Marshall Fire

Lawmakers Emphasize Urgency of Debris Removal as Colorado Communities Transition to Long-Term Rebuilding Efforts

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse urged President Joe Biden and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell to grant Colorado’s forthcoming Private Property Debris Removal (PPDR) requests in the wake of the Marshall Fire.

Ahead of SURS Program Expiration, Bennet, Cassidy, Welch, Burgess Introduce Legislation to Extend Technical Support Program for Clinicians in Small Practices

The Bipartisan, Bicameral SURS Extension Act Would Reauthorize Initiative for Practices to Participate and Succeed in the Quality Payment Program

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Michael Burgess (R-Texas) introduced the Small Practice, Underserved, and Rural Support Program Extension Act of 2022 (SURS Extension Act).

Bennet Urges Biden Administration to Support Colorado’s Efforts to Automatically Register Voters through Medicaid

Guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Would Help Colorado, Other States, Implement Medicaid-Based Automatic Voter Registration

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and CMS to support Colorado’s efforts to implement Medicaid-based Automatic Voter Registration (AVR).