Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) called on the Trump Administration to provide more information after a recent report revealed the administration has only publicized two of at least 45 climate-related studies reviewed by the non-partisan Agricultural Research Service (ARS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) since President Trump took office.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of senators in leading the charge to make federal child nutrition programs more efficient, flexible, and better equipped to reach children in need during the summer months.
This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, joined Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA), the lead Democrat on the committee, in introducing an amendment to the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would require presidential campaigns to report foreign interference in U.S. elections.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would scrap plans to close or privatize 25 Forest Service-run Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers, including the Collbran Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center on the Western Slope.
Amicus brief makes case that Interior’s rollback violates federal law by authorizing waste of public oil and gas resources, harming the public interest
Jun 20, 2019
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of 51 lawmakers, led by U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), in filing an amicus brief challenging the U.S Department of the Interior’s decision to revise and effectively reverse the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention rule.
This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter pressing federal financial regulators to provide guidance to financial institutions so that hemp producers and processors can gain access to the banking system.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced an amendment to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to authorize the U.S. Air Force to reimburse local water districts, like those around Peterson Air Force Base, for actions they took to treat and mitigate PFAS contamination in drinking water.
Senators Seek Action on Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Mines and Prevent Future Hardrock Mine Disasters
Jun 13, 2019
This week, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeffrey Merkley (D-OR), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Edward Markey (D-MA) wrote to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources requesting a hearing on the Hardrock Mining Reform Act to provide a forum for states, environmental groups, and industry to discuss mining reform.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) along with U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to uphold their previous decision allowing Denver television broadcasts for satellite viewers in La Plata County.