One year after the president signed into law the bipartisan Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”), Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, today celebrated the progress made to implement key Colorado priorities in the Farm Bill, and highlighted work that still needs to be done.

Bennet, Senate Colleagues Reintroduce the Bipartisan AIM HIGH Act

Legislation Would Improve Accessibility of Higher Education Technology for Students with Disabilities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), announced the reintroduction of the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HIGH) Act to develop voluntary guidelines that schools can use to ensure that educational technology is accessible to students with disabilities.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that Boulder-based Mad Agriculture will receive a $817,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support farmers who are transitioning to regenerative and organic farming.

Bennet, Gardner To DeVos: Extend Closed School Discharge Eligibility For Colorado Students

Senators Urge DeVos to Help Student Borrowers Misled By Accreditation Misrepresentation of Art Institute Of Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to extend the closed school discharge eligibility lookback period for Dream Center Education Holding’s (DCEH) Art Institute of Colorado and Illinois Institute of Art students who attended or withdrew on or after January 20, 2018.