Bennet Announces Over $600,000 in Local Food Promotion Grants to Colorado Organizations

USDA Grants to San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition, Bytable Foods Will Support Local Markets and Producers

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that the San Luis Valley (SLV) Local Foods Coalition and Bytable will receive funding through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Bennet Introduces New Bipartisan Legislation to Stop the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species

Bill Strengthens Preventative Efforts to Protect Water Infrastructure and Ecosystems from Invasive Mussels

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced the Stop the Spread of Invasive Mussels Act of 2019, new legislation to slow the movement of aquatic invasive species, like zebra and quagga mussels, into Colorado, Montana, and other Western States.

Bennet Statement on Trump Administration’s Decision to Take Away Food Assistance from Hundreds of Thousands of Americans

Final USDA Rule Would Take Food from Americans Struggling to Make Ends Meet, Bypass Congressional Intent

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) final rule that would significantly alter eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), taking away food assistance from hundreds of thousands of Americans nationwide, including an estimated 41,000 Coloradans.

Bennet, Democratic Colleagues Stand Up for Constitutionally Protected Right to Abortion; File Bicameral Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case

197 Members of the Senate and House Urge the Supreme Court to Uphold Constitutionally Protected Reproductive Rights

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 35 members of the U.S. Senate and 161 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in filing an amicus brief in the case of June Medical Services LLC v. Gee, which is currently pending before the Supreme Court of the United States and represents a direct challenge to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, welcomed an announcement that the Colorado Conservation Tillage Association (CCTA) will receive $1.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a farmer-led initiative focused on soil health and regenerative management systems.

Bennet, Gardner Announce $2.7 Million ReConnect Grant to Expand Broadband in Dove Creek

Funding Will Expand Access to High-Speed Broadband on Colorado’s Western Slope

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, and Cory Gardner today announced that Emery Telecom will receive $2.7 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) ReConnect Loan and Grant Program.