Bennet Announces USDA Investment to Improve National Forest, Grassland Infrastructure

Funding from Bennet-championed Great American Outdoors Act Will Benefit More than 50 Maintenance, Recreation Projects in Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $285 million to help the U.S. Forest Service address critical deferred maintenance and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure on national forests and grasslands.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Hickenlooper (D), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, called on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack to support wildfire recovery efforts in Colorado after the state faced the three largest wildfires in Colorado history in 2020.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced legislation to modernize and extend the small wind investment tax credit (ITC) to help farmers, ranchers, and small businesses offset the up-front costs of developing and owning small wind turbines that generate electricity.

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of American Rescue Plan

A Lifeline to Communities, the Bill Includes Bennet’s Health Force Proposal and Bennet-Led Tax Credit Expansions

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet helped secure passage of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion proposal to fight the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and help Americans weather the economic fallout of the crisis.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an audit of USDA actions that may have contributed to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in meat processing facilities and other agricultural processing facilities.

Bennet, Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reassert American Leadership & Values in Emerging Technologies

This Legislation Would Create an Office Focused on Partnering with Democratic Countries to Counter Chinese Dominance in 5G, AI, Quantum Computing, and More

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced legislation to develop a strategic partnership among democratic countries to compete against the growing technological influence of the Chinese Communist Party and other authoritarian regimes.