Bennet Calls on USDA, Forest Service to Fully Fund, Implement Fire Recovery Efforts In Colorado to Avoid Runoff Damage

Letter Comes Ahead of Spring Snowmelt Runoff & Seasonal Rains, Which May Cause Flooding & Damage to Colorado Watersheds

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) to fully fund and implement fire recovery efforts ahead of spring snowmelt runoff and seasonal rains, which may cause further flooding and damage to Colorado watersheds – putting lives, homes, and critical infrastructure at risk.

Bennet to Join President Biden, Former President Obama at White House Signing Ceremony of An Executive Order to Strengthen Access to the ACA, Medicaid

This Will Fix the ACA’s Family Glitch to Expand Health Care Access to Over 5 Million & Lower Health Care Costs, In Line With Bennet’s Proposal In Medicare-X

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will join President Joe Biden and Former President Barack Obama at the White House as President Biden signs an executive order to strengthen access to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid by fixing the “family glitch” in the ACA.

ICYMI: Bennet Discusses His RELIEF for Ukraine Act with John King on CNN

Bipartisan Legislation Would Direct Funds from Seized Russian Assets to Support Ukraine

Last week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined John King on CNN to discuss his bipartisan Repurposing Elite Luxuries Into Emergency Funds (RELIEF) for Ukraine Act, legislation he introduced with U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to direct any funds resulting from the disposal of seized Russian assets to support Ukrainian refugees and reconstruction.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Applaud Senate Passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Legislation Will Help Hold Ocean Shipping Companies Accountable to Fix Supply Chain Issues & Ease Shipping Backlogs

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded U.S. Senate passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, legislation they both co-sponsor to help fix supply chain issues and ease shipping backlogs.

Bennet, Cohen Introduce Restorative Practices Legislation to Address the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Lawmakers’ Proposal Was Informed by Colorado Educators, Advocates, and Experts

Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) introduced the Restorative Practices In Schools Act, legislation to help schools and districts build safe, inclusive learning environments and to encourage the use of restorative practices in place of overly harsh punitive discipline policies, like “zero-tolerance,” which often results in disproportionate punishment for minor infractions.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Announcement of Additional 35,000 H-2B Visas This Year

Announcement Follows Letter From Senators Urging DHS & DOL to Increase the H-2B Cap

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed an announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) that an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas would be made available for the second half of fiscal year 2022.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Over $50 Million From the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Help Lower Energy Costs for Coloradans

Funding Comes From the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Investment in the Weatherization Assistance Program to Help Families Upgrade Their Homes to Improve Energy Efficiency

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed news from the Department of Energy (DOE) that over $50 million will be available for Colorado through the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to support DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded $350 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Adams and Denver Counties for flood risk reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects along the South Platte River.