Bennet, Senate Colleagues: Census Should Stay On Schedule, Omit Citizenship Question

Senators Urge Commerce Secretary To Print Census Materials Without Citizenship Question, Avoid Delays

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 28 senators led by Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) in calling on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to meet the administration’s previously set deadline of July 1 to begin printing materials for the 2020 Census and stop all efforts to include a politically motivated question about citizenship.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the House Committee on Natural Resources’ passage of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, a significant step toward conserving and protecting approximately 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, preserving wild places, and boosting the state’s outdoor economy.
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.