Bennet, Democratic Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Rename All Bases, Other Military Assets Named for the Confederacy Within One Year

This Month, the Senate Armed Services Committee Passed a Bipartisan Version of This Proposal to Rename Bases and All Military Assets within Three Years

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 35 of his Senate Democratic colleagues introduced standalone legislation requiring the Pentagon to remove all names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America and anyone who voluntarily served it from all military bases and other assets of the Department of Defense (DoD).

In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls for Real Police Accountability

Bennet Criticizes Republican Policing Bill as Inadequate and Urges Senate to Follow Colorado’s Example by Passing the Justice in Policing Act

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to Senate Republicans’ policing bill, calling instead for a vote on the Justice in Policing Act, Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).
Following the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 42 of his Senate Democratic colleagues in a letter to President Trump urging him to work with Congress to finally provide a path to citizenship for DACA recipients, who are commonly known as Dreamers, by supporting the American Dream and Promise Act.

Bennet, Entire Senate Democratic Caucus Call on Leader McConnell to Bring Bipartisan House-Passed Dream & Promise Act to Floor for a Vote

Letter to McConnell from Senate Democratic Caucus Follows Last Week’s Historic Supreme Court Decision on DACA

Following last week’s historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) calling on him to immediately take up the bipartisan House-passed American Dream and Promise Act, which will establish a path to citizenship for Dreamers and immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in commemoration of Juneteenth, which marks the day that Major General Gordon Granger brought news of the Emancipation Proclamation to the residents of Galveston, Texas.