Bennet, Stabenow: USDA Did Not Recommend Removal of Forest Service Land in Trump National Monument Review

Reports indicate that the Trump Administration is likely to attempt removal of USDA Forest Service land in Utah National Monument despite USDA not recommending acres for removal

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, today raised concerns to President Donald Trump regarding reports that his administration will significantly reduce the size of several National Monuments containing U.S. Forest Service land, despite not having a specific recommendation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to do so.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Edward Markey (D-MA) today secured 41 Senate cosponsors for their legislation to designate the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and protect the land from future drilling. This significant 41st cosponsor would-if the Senate was operating under regular order-block the provision to open up the Arctic Refuge, included as a rider in the Senate Republican tax bill.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin regarding the VA Inspector General report that found unofficial wait lists at a number of Colorado VA facilities.
Following Thanksgiving yesterday, Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, delivers the Weekly Democratic Address on how the Senate Republican tax bill, which was written in secret and is being rushed for a vote without any outside input, threatens a better future for our country's children and grandchildren.