Bennet, Gardner Work to Make Colorado the Permanent Home of U.S. Space Command

Letter Comes After Peterson Air Force Base’s Selection as Provisional Headquarters of U.S. Space Command for at Least Next Six Years

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) wrote to Colorado Governor Jared Polis to update him on their work to make Colorado the permanent home of U.S. Space Command and asked for the Governor’s consideration to support military spouse licensure reciprocity, among other requests, in order to make the strongest case possible for Colorado’s selection for the permanent headquarters.

Bennet, Collins Introduce Legislation to Make Election Grants More Accessible to States

Bipartisan State Elections Preparedness Act Would Modify Requirement That States Provide a 20% Match for CARES Act Election Grants

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced the bipartisan State Elections Preparedness Act, which would allow the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to waive a requirement that states provide a 20 percent match for the $400 million in election assistance grants included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act if circumstances related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic prevent them from providing this match.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D) and Jason Crow (D) are requesting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) cover 100 percent of approved Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related costs incurred by the state of Colorado and its city, county, and municipal governments and two federally recognized tribes.

To Protect Civil Liberties During COVID-19, Bennet Co-Sponsors the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act

Bennet Joins Bicameral Legislation Introduced by Senators Blumenthal and Warner, along with Congresswomen Eshoo, Schakowsky, DelBene

As tech companies and public health agencies deploy contact tracing apps and digital monitoring tools to fight the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced he has co-sponsored the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act, which sets strong and enforceable privacy and data security rights for health information legislation.

Bennet, Group of 31 Bipartisan Senators Urge FCC to Reconsider Ligado Order

Senators Join Broad Congressional Pushback against FCC Decision, Citing Concerns About Impact on GPS Usages and Satellite Communications

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a bipartisan group of 31 senators wrote to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expressing concern over its recent order granting Ligado Network’s application to deploy a terrestrial, nationwide network that risks interference with the Global Positioning System (GPS) and undermining the military and private industries that rely on its signals.

Bennet, Gardner Welcome New Treasury Guidance Clarifying Eligibility of Rural Electric Cooperatives for Paycheck Protection Program

Guidance Comes After Bennet, Gardner, Colleagues Urged Administration to Provide PPP Support for Rural Electric Cooperatives

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner welcomed new guidance from the U.S. Department of the Treasury clarifying that rural electric cooperatives with fewer than 500 employees are eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).