Bennet, Hickenlooper, Crow, 82 Bipartisan, Bicameral Colleagues Oppose Air Force Proposal to Override Governors’ Authority, Strip National Guard Units

Lawmakers’ Letter Rejects Inclusion of Air Force’s Legislative Proposal 480 in Upcoming Defense Budget

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and U.S. Representative Jason Crow alongside 82 bipartisan, bicameral colleagues, called on the U.S. Senate and House Armed Service Committees to reject a flawed proposal from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) intended for Fiscal Year 2025 (FY2025) National Defense Authorization (NDAA).

Bennet, Collins, Pascrell, Malliotakis Reintroduce Bill to Make High-Rise Apartments Safer for Residents, Firefighters

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Updates Federal Tax Code to Help Modernize Buildings Completed Before Fire Codes Required Sprinklers

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, and Susan Collins (R-Maine), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), another co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and Nicole Malliotakis (R-N.Y.) reintroduced the High-Rise Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act to help place more sprinklers in older high-rise residential buildings where fires are especially dangerous.

Bennet, Heinrich, Merkley, Caraveo, Vasquez, 26 Western Colleagues Push Biden Administration to Support American West Amid Historic Drought

Lawmakers from Colorado, New Mexico, California, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, & Montana Urge USDA to “Bring All Resources to Bear” to Address Long-Term Drought

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) and U.S. Representatives Yadira Caraveo (D-Colo.) and Gabe Vasquez (D-N.M.) alongside 26 Senate and House colleagues representing Western states called on the Biden administration to make further investments to address long-term drought caused by climate change.

Bennet, Schumer, Brown Push USDA to Support Rural Communities, Boost Outdoor Recreation Economy

Senators’ Letter Follows Feedback from State Leaders About Need to Expand USDA Community Facility Funding Eligibility to Grow Rural Economies

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make outdoor recreation projects eligible for funding through USDA’s Community Facilities Program (CFP).

Bennet Welcomes Final EPA Rules Limiting Harmful Power Plant Pollution

EPA Rules, in Combination with Inflation Reduction Act Investments, Expected to Reduce Power Sector Carbon Emissions 75% from 2005 Levels by 2035

Denver — Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest rules limiting harmful pollution from the power sector, including its rule targeting carbon emissions from existing coal and new gas power plants. The EPA’s rules come eight months after Bennet joined 29 other...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and six Senate colleagues to call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to update the management of old-growth forests and incorporate the best available science, input from local communities, and Indigenous practices to protect forests from the effects of climate change.