Bennet, Portman Introduce Bill to Help Finance Carbon Capture Projects, Reduce Emissions, and Boost Innovation

Bipartisan Legislation Would Support Domestic Energy Production, Create New Economic Opportunities, and Reduce Carbon Pollution

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today introduced the Carbon Capture Improvement Act to make it easier for power plants and industrial facilities to finance the purchase and installation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) equipment as well as direct air capture (DAC) projects.

Bennet Introduces Amendments to Strengthen America’s Technology Competitiveness and the Government’s Digital Workforce

Bennet and Sasse Amendment Would Create a White House Technology Competitiveness Council

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, introduced three amendments to the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), the legislation now advancing in the Senate to invest in emerging technologies, shore up critical supply chains, and bolster America’s economic competitiveness and national security.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Perlmutter Introduce Bill to Return RTD’s Down Payment for Union Station Restoration

Bureaucratic red tape has prevented RTD from receiving its $28.9 million down payment on a fully repaid federal loan

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) and Colorado U.S. Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D) introduced legislation requiring the Department of Transportation (DOT) to quickly return $28.9 million, plus interest, for a deposit that RTD made to secure a federal loan to redevelop Denver’s Union Station.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D) and Colorado U.S. Representative Jason Crow (D) introduced the End Transfer of Detained Immigrants Act, legislation which would immediately prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from transferring immigrant detainees between ICE facilities or to federal, state, and local prisons during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Modernize State and Local Tech Systems

Legislation Will Fund Digital Service Teams, Improve Government Services for Users and Save Taxpayer Money

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) introduced new legislation to help state and local governments update their technology and replace outdated systems for accessing essential health care, housing, unemployment, and other services.