Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt formally extended William Perry Pendley’s term as acting 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.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (C0-1), Ed Perlmutter (CO-7), Jason Crow (CO-6), and Joe Neguse (CO-2) called on the Trump Administration to reverse its decision to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the U.S. in the coming year.
Senators to Bernhardt: “The American people deserve a leader at the BLM who will work on behalf of its mission.”
Sep 26, 2019
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led a letter with 11 additional Senate Democrats urging U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to terminate William Perry Pendley’s authority as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, applauded the committee’s passage of the Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act and the Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act, a significant step towards protecting our country’s energy grid from cyberattacks.
Proposed Rule Would Take Food from Children and Families, Bypass the Intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill
Sep 24, 2019
This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his Senate colleagues raised serious concerns about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule to eliminate categorical eligibility, which would take food assistance away from millions of families currently participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
“The American people deserve action from Washington. For years, they have called on their elected leaders to deliver a healthcare system that is more transparent, predictable and affordable. For them, this has nothing to do with politics.”
Sep 23, 2019
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet expressed the urgent need to protect patients from surprise medical bills in an op-ed in Modern Healthcare’s annual congressional healthcare policy issue, published today.