Bennet, Neguse, Colleagues Urge Administration to Increase Investments in the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Bicameral, Bipartisan Letter Requests $450 Million to Bennet-championed Land and Water Conservation Fund

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture’s Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, joined Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) in a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and other Biden Administration cabinet officials requesting increased investments to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24).

Bennet Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Direct Seized Russian Assets to Ukraine

The bipartisan legislation would streamline the seizure of ill-begotten Russian assets to benefit Ukraine

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) in introducing legislation to empower U.S. authorities to seize ill-begotten assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his oligarchs, and direct the proceeds to benefit Ukrainian reconstruction and recovery.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues to push the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase broadband speed requirements in its existing programs so that Americans, particularly in rural and underserved areas, can access the faster download and upload speeds needed to participate in modern telehealth, telework, and remote learning.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams III, and leaders from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site to remember the 1864 massacre and announce the addition of almost 3,500 acres to the Site.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bill to Promote Vehicle-to-Grid Charging for Electric School Buses

BIDIRECTIONAL Act would create program for electric school bus deployment with capability to help power grid while not in use. Bill builds on efforts like Durango’s first-in-the-state pilot program run by school district 9-R and La Plata Electric Association

Yesterday, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Angus King (I-Maine), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) to introduce the Bus Integration Dedicated to Improving Resilience, Eliminating Congestion, and Triggering Innovation Over Numerous Applications and Localities (BIDIRECTIONAL) Act.