Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed the announcement from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that $13.82 million in federal funding would be made available to support the Gold Hill Pipeline Project west of Greeley, Colorado, which will mitigate water shortages and enhance the responsiveness of Greeley’s water infrastructure to climate-related threats.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, the chair of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, alongside Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse led a letter urging the Internal Revenue System (IRS) to not tax Colorado Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) refunds — as has been precedent for the past thirty years. The lawmakers’ letter follows a recent IRS policy proposal that would force Coloradans to pay taxes on future TABOR refunds. Colorado U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette, Jason Crow, Yadira Caraveo, Brittany Pettersen, Ken Buck, and Doug Lamborn co-signed this letter.

Bennet Travels Throughout Colorado, Celebrates Investments in Communities, Boosting Public Safety, Creating Jobs in the Clean Energy Sector

Last Week, Bennet Visited Northglenn, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Glenwood Springs, and Pueblo

Last week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet traveled throughout the state to meet with Coloradans, hear about the challenges they face, and celebrate investments from congressionally directed spending, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

Bennet Tours World’s Largest Wind Tower Production Facility in Pueblo

Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits, Including Bennet’s Onshore Wind Manufacturing Tax Credit, Will Help CS Wind Expand Investment in Pueblo and Create New Jobs

On Friday, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined City of Pueblo Mayor Nick Gradisar and leaders from CS Wind to tour the CS Wind America wind tower production facility in Pueblo, Colorado. This facility is the largest wind tower production facility in the world. CS Wind plans to expand the facility thanks in part to long-term clean energy tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that Bennet helped write and pass as a member of the Senate Finance Committee, including his Onshore Wind American Manufacturing Act, which provides incentives for the domestic production of onshore wind energy components, like towers. CS Wind’s Pueblo facility uses 100 percent U.S. steel to manufacture their towers.
Today, Colorado Politics highlighted an interview with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet following his remarks celebrating federal investments in Western water infrastructure that he helped secure in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act at the Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference. Bennet was joined at the conference by other members of the Colorado Congressional delegation.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, and U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) introduced the Healthy Watersheds, Healthy Communities Act to help American agriculture and communities become more resilient to drought and flooding by improving the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations program (also known as “PL-566”).

Senator Bennet, Congressman Neguse Applaud D.C. Circuit Court Decision Overruling STB Approval of Uinta Basin Railway

Bennet, Neguse Have Led the Effort in Washington to Halt the Project without Supplemental Review

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overruled the Surface Transportation Board (STB) approval of the Uinta Basin Railway Project.