Bennet, Wicker Introduce American Infrastructure Bonds Act

Senators Propose New Class of Financing for Local Projects

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced the introduction of the American Infrastructure Bonds Act of 2020, legislation that would create a new class of “direct-pay” taxable municipal bonds to help struggling governments finance critical public projects in the wake of the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet Asks FCC Chairman to Answer Criticisms of Strategy to Deploy 5G

Following Critical GAO Report, Senator Urges Chairman Pai to Address Concerns Raised

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to answer criticisms from a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) criticizing the Commission’s strategy for deploying 5G mobile networks.

Bennet, Young Build Momentum for RESTART Act

Senators’ Bipartisan Proposal Would Support Hardest-Hit Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses Through Next 6 Months

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Todd Young (R-Ind.) continue to build momentum for their bipartisan Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act to support the small- and mid-sized businesses most affected by the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet, Gardner, Romney, Sinema Introduce Legislation to Modernize Disease Detection to Help Stimulate Economy

The TEST Act Will Enhance Collaboration and Improve Federal Support for State and Local Public Health Departments

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) introduced the Timely and Effective Systematic Testing (TEST) Act, sweeping legislation to strengthen the nation’s health preparedness efforts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) recovery and future pandemics by requiring a plan for diagnostic testing and public health system integration to better detect infectious diseases, prevent outbreaks, and avoid future economic shutdowns related to pandemics.

Bennet, Wicker, Stabenow, Colleagues Introduce LOCAL Infrastructure Act

Legislation Would Restore Advance Refunding for Local Governments

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Tom Carper (D-Del.), introduced the Lifting Our Communities through Advance Liquidity for Infrastructure (LOCAL Infrastructure) Act.

Bennet, Wyden, Baldwin, Van Hollen Introduce Bill to Support Economic Recovery, Finance Six Months of Wages

Program Would Support Long-Term Economic Recovery by Providing Dollar-for-Dollar Federal Funding of State Jobs Programs When Unemployment Rate is Above 7 Percent

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation to support the economic recovery by immediately financing six months of wages and supportive services for unemployed workers.

Bennet, Colleagues Criticize Trump EPA’s Failure to Listen to Experts and Protect Americans from Harmful Pollution

Senators: “Hundreds of thousands of lives could be lost every year if this proposal is finalized; lives that are disproportionately in low-income communities, communities of color, and Tribal and Indigenous communities.”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 13 Senate Democrats pushed back against Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s decision to ignore public health experts and insufficiently protect Americans from particulate matter (PM).