Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Applaud Withdrawal to Protect Thompson Divide and Mt. Emmons

Department of the Interior’s Decision Will Protect Over 221,000 Acres of Public Lands on the Western Slope for the Next 20 Years

Denver — Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper alongside U.S. Representative Joe Neguse celebrated the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of a 20-year mineral withdrawal in the Thompson Divide. The withdrawal will prohibit future oil and gas leasing and new mining in the region. The wit...

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Crow Welcome VA Guidance to Help Homelessness Veterans

Guidance Follows Lawmakers’ Call to VA and HUD to Reduce Bureaucracy Keeping Veterans in Aurora from Accessing Assistance

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, alongside Colorado U.S. Representative Jason Crow, welcomed guidance from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that will help public housing authorities (PHAs) screen and refer eligible veterans for the HUD-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) Program.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Final Rule to Cut Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations on Public and Lands

BLM’s Announcement Follows Bennet and Hickenlooper’s Calls for BLM to Follow Colorado’s Lead, Prevent Wasteful Venting, Flaring on Public and Tribal Lands

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final rule to reduce harmful methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public and Tribal lands.

Ahead of Cesar Chavez Day, Bennet, Stabenow, Senate Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Support Farm Workers, Address Agricultural Labor Crisis

Legislation Would Reform H-2A Visa Program, Create Wage Certainty for Farmers, Provide Pathway to Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, alongside U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), John Fetterman (D-Pa.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) reintroduced the Affordable and Secure Food Act.

Bennet Introduces Bill to Connect Workers with Higher Wages

Bennet’s Bill Will Close the Skills and Workforce Gap by Expanding Proven Workforce Training Programs Where they are Needed Most

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Better Jobs through Evidence and Innovation Act to expand funding for time-tested workforce development programs and give workers a wider range of high-paying career opportunities in IT, health care, manufacturing, and financial services.