Bennet, Senate Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Reform Wildfire Funding

Bill would End “Fire Borrowing” and Fund Wildfires like other Natural Disasters

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet cosponsored a bill introduced by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) to overhaul federal wildfire policy to increase funding for fire prevention and treat the largest wildfires like other natural disasters.

Senate Adopts Bipartisan Amendment that Includes Better Buildings Act

Aims to Promote Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet's bipartisan bill to promote the use of energy efficient technologies by commercial building tenants was approved as part of an amendment the Senate adopted today. Bennet originally introduced the bill with Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in 2013. The bill was included in an amendment Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced that included several provisions on energy-efficiency.

Bennet, Blunt, Delaney, and Fitzpatrick Urge President Obama to Highlight Bipartisan Infrastructure and Corporate Tax Solution in State of the Union

Group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers write to President on Partnership to Build America Act

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House and Senate have written to President Obama urging him to "highlight the importance of rebuilding America's infrastructure and fixing the broken international tax code" in the 2015 State of the Union.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today was named co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee's working group on infrastructure, community development and energy. Bennet will join Republican Senator Dean Heller of Nevada to examine and develop policy recommendations that could be packaged into a comprehensive tax reform bill. The working group is one of five launched today by Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR).