Bennet, Senate Democrats Take Final Step Necessary to Force a Vote to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules

With 50 supporters for CRA resolution, Senators only need one more vote to restore open Internet order

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet filed a discharge petition to force a vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to restore enforceable net neutrality rules. Discharge petitions require signatures from 30 Senators to force a vote, and a simple majority is needed for passage.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today received an update from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and Forest Service Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen on the impact that the fire funding fix—which they secured in this year’s omnibus spending bill—will have on upcoming wildfire seasons.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with a group of Democratic colleagues, this week sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Nielsen expressing concerns about the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) plan to establish an internal oversight division to supervise the agency’s caseworkers and reports that such a unit may be used to discourage caseworkers from using discretion when deciding immigration cases.

Bennet, Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Keep Congress Fully Informed about North Korea Negotiations

Senators Request Briefing on Strategy for Nuclear Talks Prior to any Trump-Kim Summit

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with 27 Senate colleagues, this week sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Corker (R-TN) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), urging them to request a commitment from the Trump administration for sustained engagement with Congress throughout the upcoming direct negotiations with North Korea.

Bennet, Polis Urge FEMA to Reimburse Counties for Disaster Recovery Projects

Lawmakers send letters of support for Boulder County and other communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Jared Polis this week sent letters to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William Long and Regional Administrator Lee dePalo, supporting Boulder County’s request for reimbursements for disaster recovery efforts after the 2013 floods.