Bill Allows Fires to be Treated Like Other Natural Disasters and Provides Funding for Prevention Efforts
Jul 13, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), and Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) introduced the Wildfire Mitigation Assistance Act to provide more funding to mitigate the effects of wildfires and prevent future fires.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet recently introduced an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would increase access to marijuana for researchers in Colorado.
President Nominated Rodriguez in April Following Bennet, Gardner Recommendations
Jul 12, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner today urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to work swiftly to consider the nomination of Regina Rodriguez to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The Colorado senators wrote to Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy urging them to schedule a hearing and a vote on confirmation as soon as possible.
Independence at Home program brings primary care medical services to Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions in their homes; has already saved $25 million in first year
Jul 07, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Rob Portman (R-OH) to introduce a bill to convert the Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration into a permanent, national Medicare program.