Bennet, Colleagues Introduce ANTIQUITIES Act to Protect National Monuments from Trump Administration’s Attempts to Roll Back Protections

Bill reinforces that only Congress can alter national monuments; directs new resources to enhance existing monuments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with 17 Democratic senators, today introduced legislation to enhance protections for national monuments against the Trump administration's unprecedented attacks on public lands.

Bennet, Senate Democrats: EPA Putting Taxpayers on the Hook for Hard Rock Mining Disasters

Eight senators condemn Pruitt’s refusal to require financial assurances from hard rock mining companies, letting polluters off scot free after spills like Gold King

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with seven other Senate Democrats, sent a letter condemning Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision not to issue final federal financial responsibility requirements for hard rock mining operations, leaving taxpayers on the hook for cleaning up toxic spills from metal mining - the single largest source of toxic releases, according to the EPA.

Bennet, Gardner Fight to Maintain Banking Services for Marijuana Businesses and Consumers

In Wake of Cole Memorandum Repeal, Senators Urge Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to Retain Guidance on Financial Institutions

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today sent a letter to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), urging it to retain its February 14, 2014 guidance for financial institutions that serve marijuana businesses.