Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bill to Promote Vehicle-to-Grid Charging for Electric School Buses

BIDIRECTIONAL Act would create program for electric school bus deployment with capability to help power grid while not in use. Bill builds on efforts like Durango’s first-in-the-state pilot program run by school district 9-R and La Plata Electric Association

Yesterday, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Angus King (I-Maine), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) to introduce the Bus Integration Dedicated to Improving Resilience, Eliminating Congestion, and Triggering Innovation Over Numerous Applications and Localities (BIDIRECTIONAL) Act.
Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Angus King (I-Maine.), and U.S. Representative Donald S. Beyer (D-Va.) sent a letter to U.S Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging her and her staff to pursue strong implementation of the 15 percent corporate minimum tax (CMT) on billion-dollar corporations in the Inflation Reduction Act.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Lead Colorado Delegation in Urging Department of Veterans Affairs to Authorize Community Care for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Many veterans report problems with accessing health care at Community Care providers such as the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and U.S. Representatives Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse, Lauren Boebert, Ken Buck, Doug Lamborn, and Ed Perlmutter sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to authorize community care for high-risk veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Bennet, Hickenlooper Reiterate Concerns About Ongoing Space Command Basing Process to Air Force Secretary Kendall

Senators Urge Kendall to Consider Critical National Security and Cost Factors Prior to Final Basing Decision

Today, in a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper reiterated the need for the Air Force to consider critical national security and cost factors prior to a final basing decision for the permanent headquarters of U.S. Space Command.
View and Download Photos and B-Roll of Fly Over HERE Denver — Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissi...
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, welcomed Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton to the Western Slope to see the drought conditions in the Colorado River Basin and to hear first-hand from Colorado water users living with the driest conditions in 1,200 years.

Ahead of Public Lands Day, Bennet Sends a Video Message to Coloradans

Bennet: “Colorado’s public lands define who we are as a state”

Ahead of Public Lands Day tomorrow, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a video message to Coloradans celebrating Colorado’s public lands legacy. Bennet also reiterated his call to President Biden to use his Presidential authorities, including the Antiquities Act, to make Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range a national monument and protect landscapes included in the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act, including Colorado’s iconic Thompson Divide and San Juan Mountains.