In the wake of the deadly attack stemming from a far-right demonstration in Charlottesville, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today pressed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on questions arising from the Trump Administration's apparent de-emphasis on protecting Americans from domestic terrorism, especially the Administration's apparent decision to de-emphasize combating far-right extremism.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in response to news that VDARE, an anti-immigration hate group, has cancelled their previously-scheduled April 2018 conference in Colorado Springs:
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of senators led by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) in urging the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) not to impose tariffs that would negatively affect the American solar industry.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues, Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Boozman (R-AR), Joni Ernst, (R-IA), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), in cosponsoring the bipartisan Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act to improve access to voluntary farm conservation programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).