Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) in introducing the Secure Access for Essential Reproductive (SAFER) Health Act, which would expand patient privacy protections by strengthening the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to prohibit medical providers from disclosing personal health information related to abortion or pregnancy loss without patient consent.

Bennet, Polis, Hickenlooper, Neguse Urge USDA, USFS to Distribute Recovery Funding For East Troublesome and Cameron Peak Fires

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest Faces $228 Million Funding Shortfall As Recovery Efforts Continue Two Years Later

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Colorado U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, and U.S. Congressman Joe Neguse in urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Randy Moore to distribute funding and resources to address post-fire recovery needs from the East Troublesome and Cameron Peak fires in Colorado.
On Sunday, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet delivered the keynote address at Silicon Flatirons, Colorado Law’s flagship conference in Boulder, Colorado. In his remarks, Bennet described the vast and unchecked power of Big Tech over American democracy and society and called for reasserting the public interest through common-sense rules and oversight.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) in urging the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to follow Colorado and New Mexico’s lead by eliminating routine venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on public and Tribal lands in the agency’s final Waste Prevention Rule.

Bennet, Barrasso Reintroduce SHRED Act to Keep Ski Fees Local, Support Recreation Management

Bipartisan Legislation Allows National Forests to Retain Fees Generated by Ski Areas to Support Local Recreation Needs

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) reintroduced the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act to invest in outdoor recreation in mountain communities by enabling National Forests to retain a portion of the annual fees paid by ski areas operating within their boundaries.