Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced an amendment this week to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that would allow development of retail and housing properties in Commerce City near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. The amendment removes deed restrictions on land that Commerce City purchased in the early 2000s. Senator Cory Gardner also sponsored the amendment.

Bennet Announces FRA Administrator to Visit Northern Colorado, Discuss Trains Horns with Community, Business Leaders

Bennet Invited Administrator to Colorado for Firsthand Look at Train Horns, Hear from Local Communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that Sarah Feinberg, Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has accepted an invitation to visit northern Colorado to discuss the agency's train horn rule and the need for more flexibility to establish quiet zones. Feinberg will visit Colorado on June 17.

Senate Approves Funding for Bennet-Backed Military, Veterans Projects

$36 Million for Veterans Cemetery, Funding for Fort Carson Readiness Center Included in Appropriations Bill

The Senate today passed the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill with funding requested by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet for two important projects in the Pikes Peak region.

Bennet Applauds Additional EPA Funds for Gold King Mine Spill

Positive step on the road to full reimbursement

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing an additional $63,406 to assist La Plata County in its cleanup efforts related to the Gold King Mine spill.