Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome Additional $90 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Ark Valley Conduit

Senators Have Helped Secure Over $348 Million to Expedite Construction, Deliver Clean Water to 39 Southeast Colorado Communities

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed the announcement from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) that $90 million in new funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law would be made available to expedite construction of the Arkansas Valley Conduit (AVC).

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Introduce Bill to Honor Edward J. Dwight, Jr. with Congressional Gold Medal

On Sunday, America’s First African American Astronaut Candidate Became the Oldest Person to Travel to Space

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse introduced the Edward J. Dwight, Jr. Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2023 to honor the life and legacy of Ed Dwight Jr. days before he made history at 90-years-old as the oldest person on Earth to travel to space upon Blue Origin’s...

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Colleagues Push for Critical Funding for Student Aid

Increased Funding Would Address Longstanding Concerns with Updated FAFSA

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined 23 of their Senate colleagues to urge the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee to include critical funding for the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) in the Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) government funding bill.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet, chair of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, and John Hickenlooper joined 136 of their Senate and House colleagues in a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Daniel Werfel applauding the successful pilot of the Direct File program and urging them to expand access to more Americans.

Bennet, 16 Colleagues Push Senate Leaders to Increase Funding to Secure the Border, Combat Drug-Trafficking

Senators Call for More Border Security Officers, Surveillance Technology

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), alongside 14 of their colleagues, to urge U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations leaders to combat illicit drug and weapons trafficking and increase border security funding in the Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) government funding bill.

Bennet Cosponsors Bill to Extend Affordable Connectivity Program, Lower Internet Costs for Americans

Legislation Would Reestablish and Expand Home Internet Assistance for Over 227,000 Low-Income & Tribal Families in Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 31 of his Senate colleagues to cosponsor the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Extension Act. Before it expired earlier this year, the ACP provided a home internet discount of up to $30 per month for low-income families or up to $75 per month for Tribal families.