Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today on the Senate floor spoke out against President Trump’s national emergency declaration on the border and urged his Republican colleagues to vote for the resolution of disapproval.
The Equality Act would ensure that LGBTQ Americans are protected by federal non-discrimination laws
Mar 13, 2019
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined his colleagues in introducing historic, comprehensive federal legislation—the bipartisan Equality Act of 2019—to ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined 28 Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump requesting that his administration promptly designate Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to ensure that Venezuelan nationals currently present in the United States are not forced to return to their home country at this time given the deteriorating situation caused by the illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro.
Reestablishment of U.S. Space Command is Essential to National Security, Preventing Attacks Against U.S. Space Systems
Mar 08, 2019
The entire Colorado Congressional Delegation and Governor Jared Polis joined together today to urge the U.S. Department of Defense to reestablish U.S. Space Command in Colorado and to use Colorado’s existing space missions and assets to address emerging and transforming threats in space.
Legislation Would Overhaul Child Tax Credit and Reduce Child Poverty by 38 Percent
Mar 06, 2019
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA), today reintroduced the American Family Act of 2019 to overhaul the existing Child Tax Credit and make it a dramatically more effective tool for supporting middle-class families with kids and reducing child poverty.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet today reintroduced the Helping Unleash Benefits and Services (HUBS) for Veterans Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to enhance access to essential resources for veterans, servicemembers, and their families by supporting local “network hubs.”
Bipartisan bill would designate PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances under our environmental protection laws
Mar 01, 2019
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), with a bipartisan group of colleagues, today introduced legislation that would mandate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), within one year of enactment, declare per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as hazardous substances eligible for cleanup funds under the EPA Superfund law, and also enable a requirement that polluters undertake or pay for remediation.
Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure ELD, HOS Reforms Work in Real-World Conditions
Feb 28, 2019
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today reintroduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation to reform the Hours of Service (HOS) and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).