Bennet, Coloradans Applaud House Passage of Historic Forestry Investment in Build Back Better Budget

Bennet Has Led Efforts in the Senate Agriculture Committee to Invest Tens of Billions in Colorado’s National Forests and Watersheds

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, released the following statement after U.S. House passage of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, and John Hickenlooper released the following statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint Kent Peppler to serve as Colorado State Executive Director of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Armando Valdez to serve as Colorado State Director for USDA Rural Development.

Bennet Statement on House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Legislation Includes Several Bennet-Championed Priorities, Including an Extension of the Expanded Child Tax Credit and a Historic Investment in America’s Forests

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act.
Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) released a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report highlighting the challenges faced by Western communities in the aftermath of wildfire and detailing opportunities for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve its Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to more effectively serve communities across the West as they recover.

Bennet, Sasse Seek to Strengthen U.S. Tech Leadership in Annual Defense Spending Bill

Bipartisan Amendments Would Bolster U.S. Tech Competitiveness Rooted in Democratic Values

Today, Senate Intelligence Committee Members Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) announced a package of bipartisan amendments they have introduced to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to bolster U.S. competitiveness in key emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI).

Bennet, Barrasso Celebrate Bipartisan SHRED Act Advancing Out of Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Senators’ Bipartisan Bill Allows National Forests to Retain Fees Generated by Ski Areas to Support Local Recreation

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, celebrated their Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act advancing out of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Bennet, Feinstein, Crapo Introduce Bipartisan Amendment to Formally Authorize National Guard Fireguard Program

Amendment Would Give the Program Longer-Term Certainty and Stability to Help Communities Detect and Monitor Wildfires

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), introduced an amendment to formally authorize the National Guard's Fireguard Program to help detect and monitor wildfires across the country.