Senate Unanimously Agrees to Celebrate Hispanic Restaurant Week from September 22nd through October 3rd
Sep 28, 2023
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) celebrated unanimous Senate passage of their resolution recognizing September 22, 2023, through October 3, 2023, as Hispanic Restaurant Week.
On Friday, Bennet Heard From Federal Wildland Firefighters in Colorado About the Hardships They Face, Need to Increase Pay to Keep Experienced Firefighters
Sep 26, 2023
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.
Biden Administration Announcement Follows Senators’ Call to Address Unsustainable Working Conditions at FCC Florence
Sep 25, 2023
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.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Also Includes $9 Million for Energy Storage Research at NREL in Golden
Sep 25, 2023
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).
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) led Senate colleagues to reintroduce a resolution reaffirming the federal government’s responsibility to provide access to clean drinking water for Tribal communities.