Bennet Writes That Facebook’s Actions to Date Fall Far Short of What its Unprecedented Global Influence Requires
Feb 24, 2020
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet responded to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s comments last week in the Financial Times with a letter calling on the company to assume greater responsibility for the damage its platforms have caused to fundamental democratic values around the world.
One Year After EPA Pledged to Act on PFAS Exposure, Key Parts of the Strategy Have Yet to Be Implemented
Feb 14, 2020
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of senators in a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting he provide an updated timeline for when the EPA will implement commitments made in the agency’s plan to combat exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
During Black History Month, Bennet Submits Statement into Congressional Record in Memory of Denver’s First Tenured Black Teacher
Feb 14, 2020
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet commemorated Black History Month by honoring the life and legacy of Marie Greenwood, Denver’s first tenured black teacher and an inspiring education advocate, with a formal statement for the Congressional Record. Greenwood passed away in late 2019.
Bennet Priorities Languishing in Committee are Critical to Addressing the Climate Crisis
Feb 13, 2020
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, and 27 of his Democratic colleagues requested Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) take action on languishing energy tax policy priorities to help address the growing threat of the climate crisis.
Bill Would Keep More Coloradans in Their Homes, Including in Denver, Where Just 2% of Tenants Facing Eviction Have Legal Representation
Feb 13, 2020
Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC-6) introduced the Legal Assistance to Prevent Evictions Act, new, bicameral legislation to keep more Americans in their homes by establishing a competitive grant program to provide legal assistance at no cost to eligible tenants facing eviction.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the Senate passed with bipartisan support Senator Tim Kaine’s (D-Va.) War Powers Resolution to prevent further escalation of hostilities with Iran without congressional authorization.