Bennet, Gardner Urge Senate Leadership to Reauthorize LWCF

Without action, program expires at end of September

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), with a group of 12 bipartisan colleagues, today sent a letter urging the Senate Majority and Minority Leaders to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before it expires on September 30, 2018.

Bennet, Gardner-Backed Amendment to Maintain Southwest Chief Train Service Passes Senate

Amendment Compels Amtrak to Fulfill Promise of Matching Funding for TIGER IX Grant

Washington, D.C. – An amendment cosponsored by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) to maintain Amtrak train services along the established Southwest Chief route was included in the 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that passed the Senate. T...
At last week’s Senate Agriculture Committee hearing, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet invited fellow Coloradan Jim Hubbard—if confirmed as Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the USDA—to travel to Colorado to discuss the next steps for the Forest Service. Hubbard has since replied that he would be “happy to meet in Colorado for the discussion.”

Bennet Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Study Effects of Technology on Children

Bill follows Bennet’s letter to NIH and would commission research on children’s technology use and outcomes including addiction, bullying, and depression

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on the effects of technology and media on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.