Bennet Demands Answers from New DoD Head on Misuse of Critical Pandemic Response Funds Intended for Medical Supply Production

Department of Defense Redirected Funds Intended for Masks, PPE, and Testing Supplies While COVID-19 Death Toll Continued to Grow

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet demanded answers and action from Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller following reports that the department redirected critical funds intended for personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 masks, and testing supplies.

Bennet Welcomes Senate Hearing on Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act

Public Lands Legislation Will Receive Hearing in Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources (ENR) Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining will hold a hearing on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, Bennet’s bill to protect over 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado and boost the state’s outdoor economy.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Jason Crow (D), and Diana DeGette (D) wrote a letter to Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue requesting several reforms to improve pay, job stability, and benefits for federal wildfire personnel.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler expressing significant concern with the immediate and secondary effects of implementing a White House Executive Order and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memo prohibiting federal departments and agencies from using federal funds to administer training sessions that incorporate teachings about critical race theory and white privilege.