Bennet, Bipartisan Colleagues Express Concern over Amtrak Job Cuts, Reduced Hours of Service

Bennet, Colleagues Express Opposition to Reducing National Network Long-Distance Train Services to Three Days Per Week

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of bipartisan colleagues in a letter to the President of Amtrak, William Flynn, opposing their plans to terminate one out of every five employees – putting thousands out of work — and reducing the hours of operation of the National Network long distance trains, including the Southwest Chief.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he will nominate William Perry Pendley to become director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which manages nearly 250 million acres of public land, including more than eight million acres in Colorado.

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor, Lieutenant Governor Highlight Transformative Legislation for Colorado’s Military Families in Letter to Defense Department, Air Force

Bennet, Colleagues Applaud Signing of Colorado Bill to Improve Military Spouse Licensure Practices, Bolster Colorado’s Chances for Selection as Permanent U.S. Space Command HQ

Following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of Colorado House Bill 20-1326, legislation to improve military spouse licensure practices in the state, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Polis, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera wrote to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett to highlight the new Colorado law and further demonstrate that Colorado is the best state to serve as the permanent home of the U.S. Space Command.

Bennet, Democratic Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Rename All Bases, Other Military Assets Named for the Confederacy Within One Year

This Month, the Senate Armed Services Committee Passed a Bipartisan Version of This Proposal to Rename Bases and All Military Assets within Three Years

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 35 of his Senate Democratic colleagues introduced standalone legislation requiring the Pentagon to remove all names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America and anyone who voluntarily served it from all military bases and other assets of the Department of Defense (DoD).

In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls for Real Police Accountability

Bennet Criticizes Republican Policing Bill as Inadequate and Urges Senate to Follow Colorado’s Example by Passing the Justice in Policing Act

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to Senate Republicans’ policing bill, calling instead for a vote on the Justice in Policing Act, Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).

Bennet, Entire Senate Democratic Caucus Call on Leader McConnell to Bring Bipartisan House-Passed Dream & Promise Act to Floor for a Vote

Letter to McConnell from Senate Democratic Caucus Follows Last Week’s Historic Supreme Court Decision on DACA

Following last week’s historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) calling on him to immediately take up the bipartisan House-passed American Dream and Promise Act, which will establish a path to citizenship for Dreamers and immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).
Following the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 42 of his Senate Democratic colleagues in a letter to President Trump urging him to work with Congress to finally provide a path to citizenship for DACA recipients, who are commonly known as Dreamers, by supporting the American Dream and Promise Act.