Bennet, Colleagues Urge Schumer to Take Immediate Action on Wildland Firefighter Pay Reform

On Friday, Bennet Heard From Federal Wildland Firefighters in Colorado About the Hardships They Face, Need to Increase Pay to Keep Experienced Firefighters

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led twelve of his Senate colleagues to call on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to advance permanent, comprehensive pay reform for the country’s wildland firefighters as temporary pay increases are set to end.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Applaud Pay Increase for FCC Florence Staff

Biden Administration Announcement Follows Senators’ Call to Address Unsustainable Working Conditions at FCC Florence

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded the Biden Administration’s announcement that correctional officers and non-custody staff at the Federal Correctional Complex in Florence, Colorado (FCC Florence) would receive a 25 percent retention bonus.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Welcome $35 Million for Energy Storage Project at Pueblo’s Retiring Comanche Coal Plant

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Also Includes $9 Million for Energy Storage Research at NREL in Golden

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper welcomed $44 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support a long duration energy storage (LDES) project in Pueblo, Colorado, and two research projects at Colorado’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).