Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) that the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will work on bipartisan legislation to stabilize and strengthen the health insurance market:

Bennet, Heller, Colleagues Request Funds for Colorado River Basin

Bipartisan Western Senators Request USDA Funds for Infrastructure and Planning

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Dean Heller (R-NV) this week led a bipartisan group of six other Western senators in sending a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue requesting the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) direct a portion of recently-appropriated funds for the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program (Watershed Act) to the Colorado River Basin (CRB).

Bennet Introduces Bill & Authors Op-Ed to Promote Community Solar

“Community solar is one of the most promising developments in renewable energy—and Colorado is leading the way”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today expressed his commitment to advancing community solar, which allows community members to save on their electricity bills by sharing solar energy production.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) this week announced that Colorado State University (CSU) will receive $2.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the integration of new technologies to manage potato pathogens in North American potato crops.

Bennet on Senate Floor: “Where is the bill?”

With only hours left until a vote, lawmakers and Americans have yet to see Republican health care bill

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today spoke on the Senate floor against the yet-to-be-seen "skinny repeal" bill. Bennet urged his colleagues to abandon partisan gamesmanship and start over with a bipartisan process.

Bennet Votes to Pass Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Bill

Legislation Includes Bennet-Backed Russia Provision, Bennet-Led Iran Sanctions Bill, and New Measures on North Korea

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today supported the Senate-passed, bipartisan legislation to sanction Russia, Iran, and North Korea for their destabilizing activities worldwide.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), and 39 Democratic Senate colleagues, today asked President Trump to use his executive authority to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.