Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded $350 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Adams and Denver Counties for flood risk reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects along the South Platte River.

Bennet Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Create a Tax Credit to Increase Housing Supply and Revitalize Distressed Homes

Legislation Would Help Cover the Cost of Building or Renovating Homes, Help Existing Homeowners Stay in Their Homes

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, co-sponsored legislation led by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to build and revitalize housing in distressed neighborhoods in Colorado and across the country.

ICYMI: What They’re Saying About Bennet and Portman’s RELIEF for Ukraine Act

Bipartisan Legislation Would Direct Funds from Seized Russian Assets to Support Ukraine

This week, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the bipartisan Repurposing Elite Luxuries Into Emergency Funds (RELIEF) for Ukraine Act to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to direct any funds resulting from the disposal of seized Russian assets to support Ukrainian refugees and reconstruction.

Bennet, Portman Introduce Bill to Direct Funds from Seized Russian Assets to Support Ukraine

Bipartisan Bill Holds Russia Accountable for the War by Directing Funds from Seized Russian Assets into New Ukraine Relief Fund

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the bipartisan RELIEF for Ukraine Act to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to direct any funds resulting from the disposal of seized Russian assets to support Ukrainian refugees and reconstruction.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Treasury to Preserve Emergency Rental Assistance Funds For States

Treasury Has Indicated It May Change Requirements for States to Receive ERA 2 Funds, Jeopardizing Assistance in Colorado’s Plans to Spend Funds Before Statutory Deadline

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and several bipartisan colleagues in urging the U.S. Treasury Department not to change Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) 2 guidelines for states like Colorado that have met the ERA requirements set by Congress.

Bennet Welcomes EPA Comments On Clean Air Act Permit Renewal For Suncor Refinery Outside Denver

Bennet Asked the Agency to Carefully Review Suncor’s Operating Permit Renewal Earlier This Month

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlined objections to a portion of the Clean Air Act (CAA) Title V air permit renewal for the Suncor Refinery Plant 2 in Commerce City, Colorado as well as recommendations for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) relating to community engagement, documentation actions, and demonstration of attainment of air quality standards.

Bennet Urges President Biden To Extend the Pause on Student Loan Repayment as Economy Continues To Recover

Bennet Is Also Asking the Administration to Work With Leaders in Both Parties to Find Long-Term Solutions To America’s Student Loan Debt Crisis

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged President Joe Biden to extend the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections until December 31, 2022 as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.