Ahead of Farm Bill, Bennet Introduces Legislation to Create Jobs and Build Rural Clean Energy Economy

Three Bennet bills—co-sponsored by Gardner, Merkley, and Whitehouse—would expand funding eligibility for clean energy projects

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced three bills to boost rural economic opportunities by expanding U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding eligibility for clean energy projects. This funding would help improve electric grid security, create more energy choices for businesses, and advance the development and deployment of low-carbon, clean energy technologies—all in rural communities throughout the country.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today announced El Paso County will receive a $65 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to widen an approximately 18-mile segment of I-25 from Monument to Castle Rock by adding one express lane in each direction. Additionally, the Colorado Department of Transportation will receive a $25 million INFRA grant to add an additional 12-mile shoulder lane on Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge National Security Advisor Not to Eliminate the Role of Cybersecurity Coordinator

Intelligence officials confirmed that Russia launched cyberattacks against U.S. voting infrastructure during the 2016 elections; Eliminating this role at a time when cyberattacks are on the rise does nothing to prevent our enemies from attacking again

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with 18 Democratic colleagues, this week urged National Security Advisor John Bolton to reconsider his recommendation to eliminate the role of Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator.