Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined 28 Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump requesting that his administration promptly designate Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to ensure that Venezuelan nationals currently present in the United States are not forced to return to their home country at this time given the deteriorating situation caused by the illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro.

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor Urge Department of Defense to Headquarter U.S. Space Command in Colorado

Reestablishment of U.S. Space Command is Essential to National Security, Preventing Attacks Against U.S. Space Systems

The entire Colorado Congressional Delegation and Governor Jared Polis joined together today to urge the U.S. Department of Defense to reestablish U.S. Space Command in Colorado and to use Colorado’s existing space missions and assets to address emerging and transforming threats in space.

Bennet, Brown, DeLauro, DelBene Reintroduce Major Proposal to Cut Taxes for Families with Children

Legislation Would Overhaul Child Tax Credit and Reduce Child Poverty by 38 Percent

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA), today reintroduced the American Family Act of 2019 to overhaul the existing Child Tax Credit and make it a dramatically more effective tool for supporting middle-class families with kids and reducing child poverty.

Bennet, Gardner & Colleagues Introduce PFAS Action Plan of 2019

Bipartisan bill would designate PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances under our environmental protection laws

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), with a bipartisan group of colleagues, today introduced legislation that would mandate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), within one year of enactment, declare per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as hazardous substances eligible for cleanup funds under the EPA Superfund law, and also enable a requirement that polluters undertake or pay for remediation.

Bennet, Hoeven Reintroduce Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act

Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure ELD, HOS Reforms Work in Real-World Conditions

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today reintroduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation to reform the Hours of Service (HOS) and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Bennet, Gardner, Colleagues Secure $3 Million Grant Match for Southwest Chief

TIGER Grant & funding partnerships will result in an investment of more than $26 million in the Southwest Chief

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today announced that Amtrak at long last will provide $3 million in matching funds to complete the federal TIGER IX grant awarded in the beginning of 2018 for safety upgrades and maintenance on the train’s route in Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico.

Bennet Reintroduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Study Effects of Technology and Media on Children

Bill would commission research on children’s technology use and outcomes including addiction, bullying, and depression

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today reintroduced the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on technology and media’s effects on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.