Bennet Urges FCC Not To Undermine Lifeline Broadband Program

In letter to FCC Chairman, calls for 2016 reforms to stay intact to help close digital divide for low-income Americans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to leave intact 2016 reforms that modernized the Lifeline program by increasing access to broadband subsidies for low-income Americans.

Bennet, Senators to Zinke: Halt Bears Ears & Grand Staircase Management Plans Until Courts Speak

Interior is rushing into management plans based on proclamations that are likely to be overturned in court

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with a group of 16 senators, today called on U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke to halt the development of management plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments until legal challenges related to President Trump’s illegal attempt to shrink these monuments have been resolved.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) this week cosponsored the bipartisan Hemp Farming Act of 2018, which would legalize and clearly define hemp as an agricultural commodity and remove it from the list of controlled substances.