Bennet, Colleagues Reiterate Call for Investigation into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at Minneapolis Police Department

After George Floyd Murder, Lawmakers Called for a Federal Investigation Into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at the Minneapolis Police Department

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 24 colleagues followed up on their previous letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting that the Department of Justice open an investigation into patterns and practices of racially discriminatory and violent policing in the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet at a Senate Finance Committee hearing yesterday on unemployment insurance (UI) questioned Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia on the Trump Administration’s threat to take away the $600 weekly benefit that has prevented severe hardship for American workers who have become unemployed as a result of the economic fallout from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet Joins Colleagues in Urging Department of Agriculture to Minimize Food Deserts, Support Programs to Help Americans Access Healthy, Affordable Food

A Lack of Access to Healthy, Affordable Food is Disproportionately Affecting Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of his Democratic colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue expressing concerns about how a lack of access to healthy, affordable food is hurting low-income communities and communities of color during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet Files CORE Act as Amendment to Historic Public Lands Legislation

Bennet Continues to Push for Longstanding, Widely-Supported Colorado Public Lands Bill

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called for the U.S. Senate to include the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act in the Great American Outdoors Act, a historic public lands package that would fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and reduce the public lands maintenance backlog.

Bennet, Booker, Harris Introduce Sweeping Legislation to Reform Law Enforcement and Strengthen Accountability

Groundbreaking Justice in Policing Act of 2020 Aims To Hold Police Accountable, Increase Transparency, Improve Practices, Training

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, the most comprehensive bill to reform law enforcement and strengthen accountability in our country’s history.

Bennet, Neguse Visit Community Food Share in Louisville

Pair Highlight Their Proposal to Expand, Strengthen SNAP Food Assistance

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D) volunteered at the Louisville Community Food Share’s drive-through pantry, helping pack and distribute boxes of fresh, nutritious food to Coloradans in need.

Bennet, Colleagues Raise Questions about Trump Administration’s Food Box Program

Ten Senators Ask USDA for More Transparency to Ensure Program is Working to Help Both Farmers and Families in Need

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, his Democratic Committee colleagues, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) requested information about the efficiency and effectiveness of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet, Gardner Applaud Colorado Legislature for Passing Military Spouse Licensure Reciprocity

Colorado U.S. Senators Called for This Action to Bolster Colorado’s Chances for Selection as the Permanent Headquarters for U.S. Space Command

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) applauded the Colorado state legislature for passing a bill to allow military spouse licensure reciprocity, which Bennet and Gardner called for in May in order to make the strongest case possible for Colorado’s selection as the permanent home for U.S. Space Command.