Bennet, Burr Reintroduce Bill to Level Playing Field for LNG

Bill Would Equalize Tax Treatment to Put Competing Fuels on Fair Footing

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Richard Burr (R-NC) reintroduced their bipartisan bill to put liquefied natural gas (LNG) on equal footing with diesel fuel under the federal highway excise tax. The bill will allow LNG to compete fairly with diesel by taxing LNG on energy output rather than per gallon.
Today, an amendment introduced by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Richard Burr (R-NC), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) received 59 votes in the United States Senate, sending a clear signal that the Senate supports a permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). While the amendment needed 60 votes in order to meet a procedural hurdle, today's vote proves that a bipartisan majority of the Senate supports the LWCF.

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.