Bennet, Baldwin, Blumenthal, Casey, and Brown Lead 16 Senators in Urging Defense Department to Refrain from Using U.S. Military to Suppress Nationwide Protests

Senators Express Strong Opposition to Use of Military to Impede the First Amendment Rights of Americans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) with 16 of their colleagues sent a letter to U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley voicing grave concerns over President Donald Trump’s recent threat to invoke the Insurrection Act in response to nationwide protests calling for justice for George Floyd and an end to systemic racism.

Bennet Joins Bicameral Call for Investing in Clean Energy Workforce in COVID-19 Economic Recovery Packages

Lawmakers’ Letter Comes As Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Workers Have Experienced Job Loss As a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bicameral group of his colleagues in a letter signed by 57 Members of Congress urging congressional leaders to prioritize a clean energy recovery plan in upcoming economic relief and recovery packages to deal with the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
Following a request submitted by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) along with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report revealing shortfalls in the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) drug treatment programs and recommendations for ways BOP can better manage and expand drug treatment programs offered to incarcerated individuals.
Today on Medium, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet authored an open letter to Coloradans, as protests continue in Colorado and across the country one week after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd.

Bennet Joined By Hardest-Hit Colorado Business Owners to Discuss RESTART Act

Senator’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Help Businesses Stay Afloat Through End of Year

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and several business owners from across Colorado who have been hit the hardest by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health and economic crisis discussed their needs as the economy begins to reopen, and how Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), the Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act, can help.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the protests in Denver demanding justice for George Floyd and President Trump’s tweets in response to the protests.