Bennet Joins Bipartisan Climate Resilience Legislation

The National Climate Adaptation and Resilience Strategy Act Seeks to Build Resilience to Hazards Like Intensifying Wildfires & Other Extreme Weather Events

This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, joined the National Climate Adaptation and Resilience Strategy Act (NCARS), a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to streamline the federal response to climate hazards that threaten human health and well-being, critical infrastructure, and natural systems.

After Marshall Fire, Bennet, Hickenlooper Urge FCC to Adopt Rule to Improve Emergency Alert System

Wireless Emergency Alert System Was Not Used During Marshall Fire Because of Concerns With Reliability & Delivery

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt a rule that would help ensure the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system is more reliable for state and local governments during emergencies and natural disasters.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Welcome SBA Changes to Expand Eligibility for Families Rebuilding after Marshall Fire

Announcement comes after lawmakers urged SBA to better account for increased building costs

Denver - Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse applauded news that the Small Business Administration (SBA) is updating the formula used to calculate the Disaster Loan Program amount survivors can borrow to rebuild after the Marshall Fire.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Join Secretary Haaland and Forest Service Chief Moore to Announce Wildfire Funding for Colorado

Haaland and Moore Announced Over $33 Million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Colorado to Prevent, Mitigate Wildfires

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse joined U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Deb Haaland and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Randy Moore in Boulder County as they announced over $33 million in funding from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to help Colorado prevent and mitigate wildfires.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Neguse Introduce Bill to Make Document Replacement After Disasters Free

Survivors of Natural Disasters Like the Marshall Fire Often Have to Pay Thousands of Dollars to Replace Critical Documents Lost

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse introduced the Replacing Essential Passports and Licenses After Certain Emergencies (REPLACE) Act, a bill to automatically waive replacement fees for critical documents lost in major disasters.