“Colorado Democrats credited Bennet with convening the roundtable and bringing Vilsack literally to the table…”
Aug 19, 2022
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Camp Hale this week with Colorado U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse.
Bennet, Vilsack Toured Camp Hale with Hickenlooper, Polis, and Neguse; Heard From CORE Act Supporters; Vilsack Committed To Discussing Protections For Colorado Public Lands With President Biden
Aug 16, 2022
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s commitment to protecting Colorado’s public lands after their visit to Camp Hale with Colorado U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse and meeting with supporters of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act.
“Sen. Bennet…should be commended for his decade of work to get this bill negotiated, written and over the finish line.”
Aug 11, 2022
Last week, the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel published an editorial highlighting Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s decade-long effort to build consensus and introduce legislation to protect the Dolores River Canyon.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that his agriculture policy staff and his regional staff will host two days of Farm Bill listening sessions on the West Slope and Northwestern Colorado on August 18 and 19.
Federal Housing Finance Agency Must Take Several Steps to Enforce Greater Protections for Mobile Home Residents
Aug 11, 2022
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper led a group of Members of Congress urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to take several steps to enact stronger protections for residents living in mobile home parks, also called Manufactured Housing Communities (MHCs), backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which the FHFA oversees.
Federal Grants Will Help Communities Attract New Businesses, Create New Jobs, and Diversify Local Economy
Aug 10, 2022
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado Governor Jared Polis welcomed $8.5 million in grants from the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support economic diversification efforts in coal communities in Northwest Colorado.
Funding Comes From the Department of Transportation’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program, Created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Aug 10, 2022
Today, Colorado U.S Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado Governor Jared Polis welcomed $45.8 million for three Colorado projects from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program.