Bennet Unveils Legislation to Provide Lasting Support to Colorado’s Energy Communities Facing Economic Transition

New Bill Written With Input from Northwest Colorado Leaders Would Support Economic Development and Diversification in Communities That Have Historically Relied on Fossil Fuels to Power Their Economies

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the National Energy Community Transition Act to support economic development and diversification in communities across Colorado that have historically relied on fossil fuel-related power generation, production, or extraction and now face significant declines in tax revenue that sustain core public services, such as hospitals and schools.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Applaud Historic Announcement to Make Internet Affordable for 48 Million Households

Program Created Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Is Based on Bennet-Backed Legislation

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded President Joe Biden’s announcement of commitments from internet providers across the country that will lower high-speed internet costs for millions of American families through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

Bennet, Stabenow, Coons Lead Request to Include Funding for Farm Bill Conservation Programs in Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Senators Also Ask for $1 Billion to Continue to Increase Conservation Operations, Help Ensure Farmers, Ranchers, & Foresters Can Be Part of the Climate Solution

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and Chris Coons (D-Del.) led their colleagues in requesting full funding for Farm Bill Conservation Programs in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget.

Bennet, Scott, Feinstein Send Bipartisan Letter Urging the Department of Education to Protect Charter Schools

Senators Express Concern Over Proposed Rule That Would Jeopardize Charter Schools, Limit Education Options

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and a group of their colleagues wrote to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona expressing their concerns about a proposed rule from the Department of Education that would jeopardize charter schools and limit families’ education options.