ICYMI: NEW YORK TIMES: Democrats Hit the Road to Sell Big Spending Bills as Republicans Attack

“Standing alongside Clear Creek...Senator Michael Bennet delivered his pitch for $60 billion in new spending to protect the state’s forests and watersheds against recurring fires and their widespread impact”

On Saturday, the New York Times highlighted Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s “Outdoor Restoration Partnership Act” (ORPA) Tour through Colorado communities to push for the passage of his legislation to invest $60 billion in forests and watersheds in the Build Back Better Budget.

Bennet Announces $400,000 Award to Strengthen Emergency Medical Services Training in Rural Colorado Communities

Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District in Woodland Park and Upper Pine River Fire Protection District in Bayfield Will Both Receive a $200,000 Grant

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that Colorado will receive $400,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help strengthen emergency medical services (EMS) training in areas of rural Colorado.

Bennet Hosts Child Tax Credit Roundtable Discussion in Jefferson County

Bennet, Participants Discussed How the Expanded Child Tax Credit Could Help Cover Expenses for Families & Kids

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet hosted a roundtable discussion at MindSpark Learning in Lakewood with Mile High United Way, a small business owner in the medical community, and parents about how Colorado families and kids are benefiting from the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC).

Bennet, Hickenlooper Join Bipartisan Group Calling on VA to Address Effect of Afghanistan Withdrawal on Veterans’ Mental Health

Senators Call on VA to Increase Outreach to Veterans of Afghanistan and the Global War on Terrorism Providing Access to Mental Health Services and Care

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) joined a bipartisan group of 33 additional senators calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to swiftly develop and conduct outreach to veterans of the Global War on Terrorism – especially those who served in Afghanistan – to provide them with mental and behavioral health resources.
Last week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources Subcommittee, led an “Outdoor Restoration Partnership Act” Tour with stops in Denver, Clear Creek, Grand, and Routt counties to highlight the importance of forest and watershed health to economies throughout Colorado and the need for Washington to significantly invest in our natural infrastructure.

Bennet Holds Roundtable Discussion with Northwest Colorado Leaders on Economic Transition and Growth Opportunities

Input from Community Leaders Will Inform Bennet’s Proposal to Provide Lasting Assistance to Communities Facing Declining Revenues

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet held a roundtable discussion in Craig with the Northwest Colorado Development Council and local leaders on his proposal to boost economic opportunities in rural communities like those in Northwest Colorado facing fiscal challenges due to declining revenues.