U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Co), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) secured an amendment in today’s appropriations bill that would lay the groundwork for the bipartisan Energy Jobs for Our Heroes Act of 2018 to help veterans gain the training and credentials necessary to secure good-paying jobs in the low- and zero-carbon emissions energy industry.
Following Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions on partisan gerrymandering, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced the Fair Maps Act of 2018. The legislation would prohibit partisan gerrymandering and provide standing to every eligible voter to challenge a gerrymandered map.
On the heels of President Trump’s executive order, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet tonight sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and U.S. Department Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to inquire what actions their agencies will take to undo the damage caused by President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy and how the administration plans to reunite the thousands of children it has separated from their parents.