Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Bill Long, Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District board president, Patrick Fischer, Bureau of Reclamation Deputy Area Manager, Jim Broderick, Executive Director of Southeastern Water Conservancy District, Seth Clayton, Executive Director of Pueblo Water, and Rick Jones, General Manager of May Valley Water, in Pueblo to celebrate the announcement of $60 million in new funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to support the completion of the Arkansas Valley Conduit (AVC) to provide Coloradans with a secure and safe supply of water.

Bennet Secures Provisions in Upcoming National Defense Authorization Act

Bennet’s Provisions Would Bolster American Leadership in Space, Close Gaps in National Security, Support Wildfire Prevention

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), secured key provisions in the pending National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed an announcement from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) of the distribution of $60 million in funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the completion of the Arkansas Valley Conduit (AVC), providing Coloradans with a secure and safe supply of water.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed $22.7 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP).

ICYMI: Bennet, Neguse Pen Op-Ed Celebrating Designation of Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument

Bennet and Neguse: “This designation — which we’ve spent years fighting to secure — will immortalize Camp Hale’s singular legacy and protect this treasured landscape for generations to come.”

In case you missed it, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse penned an op-ed today in the Vail Daily celebrating this week’s designation of the Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore highlighting the significance of?Tribal stewardship over lands and waters that make up the National Forest System, and the need to continue collaborative participation from Tribal leadership and governments and the federal government.