Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse, Curtis Urge Armed Services Committees to Include REPLACE Act in Final NDAA

Legislation Would Waive Fees for Critical Documents Such as Passports for Survivors of Natural Disasters like the Marshall Fire

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) and John Curtis (R-Utah) urged the leaders of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee and U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee to include their Replacing Essential Passports and Licenses After Certain Emergencies (REPLACE) Act in the final 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, led U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), and U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), Jason Crow (D-Colo.), Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) in a letter urging the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to share information about its plan to implement the $10 billion in funding in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to address a backlog of forest management needs.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Over $18 Million to Deploy High-Speed Internet Across Eastern Colorado

Funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Bring High-Speed Internet to Families, Farms, and Businesses Across Nine Counties

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed a $18.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association, Inc. to deploy a fiber-optic network to connect families, farms, businesses, and educational facilities in nine Colorado counties.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Michael Kubayanda to prioritize improvements to on-time delivery, service, and operations as they implement the Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA), which will save the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) $45 billion over ten years.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Applaud Waiver Allowing Colorado to Directly Administer Marshall Fire Recovery Funds

Lawmakers Had Urged Administration to Allow Colorado to Distribute Marshall Fire Recovery Funds

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Congressman Joe Neguse celebrated the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to allow the State of Colorado to directly administer $6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for recovery from the Marshall Fire.