Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, questioned Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Avril Haines and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray on the threat of fentanyl flowing across the southern border and the national security risks posed by TikTok.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse urged U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg to consider the risks of approving tax-exempt private activity bonds (PABs) or any other federal financing mechanisms to fund the Uinta Basin Railway Project.
Today on the Senate floor, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet highlighted the effect of state abortion bans on our military readiness and national security, and urged the Department of Defense (DoD) to consider access to reproductive care in major basing and personnel decisions, including the decision of where to permanently base U.S. Space Command.

Bennet, Colleagues Ask Administration Officials for Information on Protecting Children From Exploitation

Letter Follows a New York Times Report That Found Large Numbers Of Unaccompanied Non-Citizen Children Are Being Placed With Exploitative Sponsors and Working Long Hours In Dangerous Conditions

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and 15 Senate colleagues in a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Marty Walsh requesting information on their investigations into child labor exploitation of unaccompanied non-citizen children.

Bennet, Neguse Call on USDA Secretary Vilsack to Delay Uinta Basin Railway Authorization Until Supplemental Review of Project is Conducted

Lawmakers Call East Palestine Disaster a “Terrible Reminder” of Potential Damage from Transporting Hazardous Materials by Rail, Urge Caution for Colorado

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse called on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to suspend a decision on the Special Use Authorization for the Uinta Basin Railway Project until a supplemental review is conducted to fully evaluate the effects of the project on Colorado’s local communities and environment.