Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, applauded the committee’s passage of the Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act and the Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act, a significant step towards protecting our country’s energy grid from cyberattacks.

Bennet, Senate Colleagues Urge Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance from Millions of Americans

Proposed Rule Would Take Food from Children and Families, Bypass the Intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill

This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his Senate colleagues raised serious concerns about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule to eliminate categorical eligibility, which would take food assistance away from millions of families currently participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

ICYMI: Bennet Authors Op-Ed on Urgent Need to End Surprise Medical Bills

“The American people deserve action from Washington. For years, they have called on their elected leaders to deliver a healthcare system that is more transparent, predictable and affordable. For them, this has nothing to do with politics.”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet expressed the urgent need to protect patients from surprise medical bills in an op-ed in Modern Healthcare’s annual congressional healthcare policy issue, published today.

Bennet Applauds Selection of Colorado School of Public Health in Nationwide Water Contamination Study

Bennet Called on Federal Government to Include Colorado Sites in Study on Human Effects of PFAS

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced that the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has been awarded a grant to conduct the El Paso County component of the national study to examine the relationship between exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), chemicals that have contaminated drinking water sources in Colorado and across the country, and certain health outcomes.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) joined a group of bipartisan senators in calling on the leaders of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to include full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in the fiscal year 2020 funding agreement.