Bennet, Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Plant 1.2 Billion Trees on National Forests

The REPLANT Act Helps the U.S. Forest Service Carry Out Reforestation Projects to Address the Climate Crisis and Create Nearly 49,000 Jobs

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, joined his colleagues in introducing the Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees (REPLANT) Act.

Bennet, Intelligence Committee Colleagues Urge DHS to Review Problems at its Intelligence Arm

Senators Urge DHS Secretary to Review Report about the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A)

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, joined Democratic committee members in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas drawing attention to a recent report identifying significant problems within the intelligence arm of DHS and its involvement in responding to protests in Portland, Oregon in June and July of last year.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Jumpstart Economic Recovery, Fund Six Months of Wages

Program Would Get Americans Experiencing Long-Term Joblessness Back to Work by Providing Dollar-For-Dollar Federal Funding of State Jobs Programs When Unemployment Rate is Above 7 Percent

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation to jumpstart economic recovery by immediately financing six months of wages and supportive services for eligible jobless workers.

Bennet, Moran, Johnson, Craig Urge Secretary Vilsack to Prioritize Support for Small Meatpackers in American Rescue Plan Implementation

Funding in COVID-19 Relief Bill Will Help Support Small Meatprocessing Facilities to Prevent Backlogs in the Food Supply Chain

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Angie Craig (D-Minn.) urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to prioritize reducing U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) overtime fees for very small and small meatpackers as he works to implement the American Rescue Plan, which designated $100 million to reduce these fees, based on Bennet’s Small Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced he will chair the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources and the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure.