Without action, program expires at end of September
Aug 02, 2018
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), with a group of 12 bipartisan colleagues, today sent a letter urging the Senate Majority and Minority Leaders to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before it expires on September 30, 2018.
Amendment Compels Amtrak to Fulfill Promise of Matching Funding for TIGER IX Grant
Aug 01, 2018
Washington, D.C. – An amendment cosponsored by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) to maintain Amtrak train services along the established Southwest Chief route was included in the 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that passed the Senate. T...
“Network Hubs” Offer Multiple, Wraparound Services from One Source
Aug 01, 2018
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) today introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance access to essential resources for veterans, servicemembers, and their families by supporting local “network hubs.”
At last week’s Senate Agriculture Committee hearing, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet invited fellow Coloradan Jim Hubbard—if confirmed as Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the USDA—to travel to Colorado to discuss the next steps for the Forest Service. Hubbard has since replied that he would be “happy to meet in Colorado for the discussion.”
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Todd Young (R-IN) today introduced the Fund for Innovation and Success in Higher Education (FINISH) Act to promote innovation and efficiency in higher education.
Legislation Would Hold Washington Accountable and Shed More Light on Major Campaign Contributors
Jul 26, 2018
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced the Spotlight Act to hold Washington accountable with a push to overturn a new rule allowing special interests to hide those who are funding political campaigns.
Bill follows Bennet’s letter to NIH and would commission research on children’s technology use and outcomes including addiction, bullying, and depression
Jul 26, 2018
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on the effects of technology and media on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.