Bennet Leads Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Senate Appropriators Respect State Marijuana Laws

In letter, 18 senators urge appropriators to preserve strong regulatory frameworks created by states

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a bipartisan group of 17 senators, this week sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MI) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT), urging them to respect states' laws regarding the regulation of marijuana when finalizing fiscal year 2018 appropriations.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today presented certificates to students he nominated to apply to a U.S. Service Academy for the fall class of 2018. The ceremony was held at Eisenhower Chapel in Denver, alongside Col. Kenneth Chavez (Ret. USARNG) and Lt. General Ed Anderson (Ret. U.S. Army).

Bennet, HELP Democrats Seek Insight to Ensure Departments Prevent Sexual Harassment

Three letters detail complaints of sexual harassment and request information on efforts to provide a safe workplace

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with his Democratic colleagues on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent letters to Secretary DeVos at the Department of Education, Secretary Acosta at the Department of Labor, and Secretary Azar at the Department of Health and Human Services, requesting information on their efforts to provide a safe workplace free of harassment.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce ANTIQUITIES Act to Protect National Monuments from Trump Administration’s Attempts to Roll Back Protections

Bill reinforces that only Congress can alter national monuments; directs new resources to enhance existing monuments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with 17 Democratic senators, today introduced legislation to enhance protections for national monuments against the Trump administration's unprecedented attacks on public lands.