Bennet, Udall Mark U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting

Colorado's Senators Call the Tree a Reminder of the Importance of Our National Forests

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall welcomed today the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, a 73-foot Englemann spruce from the White River National Forest near Meeker, and called on all Americans to remember the importance of our national forests to our economy and quality of life. "Congratulations to t...

Members of CO Delegation Urge President, Congressional Leaders to Support Emergency Disaster Relief after Wildfires

Aim to Boost EWP Resources as Part of Sandy Disaster Supplemental to Restore Damage to Watersheds, Safeguard Drinking Water Infrastructure

Members of the Colorado Congressional delegation are urging the White House and House and Senate committee leaders to include wildfire recovery assistance in an emergency appropriations measure for Hurricane Sandy. The Colorado members are seeking a boost to resources for the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to help sup...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is encouraging Coloradans to provide feedback on his website regarding a draft bill for the management of Thompson Divide. The comment period will close on December 14. Bennet’s draft bill offers a middle-of-the-road solution to the ongoing conversation about Thompson Divide’s futu...

Environment America Report Enhances Case for Wind PTC Extension

Report Finds U.S. Wind Energy Prevents as Much Pollution as Taking 13 Million Cars Off the Road Each Year

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged his colleagues to quickly pass an extension of the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) following a report released today by Environment America that shows how current power generation from wind energy prevents as much pollution as taking 13 million cars off the road each year. In...

Colorado Companies Win USDA Forest Stewardship Contracts to Improve Forest Health

$13.4 Million in Contracts Will Improve 20,000 Acres of National Forest

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today congratulated Confluence Energy and West Range Reclamation on each winning a 10-year U.S. Forest Service stewardship contract. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the two companies would be awarded contracts totaling $13.4 million to improve the health of 20,000 ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is encouraging military veterans to apply for assistance from the Veterans’ Student Loan Relief Fund if they have been defrauded or misled by for-profit colleges and incurred educational debt or are experiencing financial difficulties as a result. “Many veterans count on their educ...