Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) introduced the Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act and the Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act today to protect the country’s energy grid from cyber-attacks.
Trump Administration’s Proposed Policy Change Would End Protections Against Deportation of Military Spouses and Families, Threatening Military Readiness
Jul 11, 2019
Following reports that the Trump Administration is ending protections against the deportation of military families whose loved ones are deployed, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and a group of his Senate colleagues in a letter demanding the administration reverse course immediately.
Following a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report that revealed details of dire conditions endured by children and migrants at detention facilities across the country and highlighted systemic problems in our immigration system, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week called on the agency to provide its plan for rectifying the administration’s unacceptable handling of the crisis on the border.
Resolution Urges Equal Pay for World Cup Champions
Jul 10, 2019
As thousands of fans cheered the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) at the ticker tape parade in New York City today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues in introducing a bipartisan Senate resolution congratulating the team for winning the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The Climate Risk Disclosure Act Would Accelerate the Transition from Fossil Fuels
Jul 10, 2019
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of his Senate colleagues in reintroducing the Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019 to require public companies to disclose critical information about their exposure to climate-related risks.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Texas v. United States, the Republican lawsuit to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which includes protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Senators Urge Commerce Secretary To Print Census Materials Without Citizenship Question, Avoid Delays
Jun 28, 2019
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 28 senators led by Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) in calling on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to meet the administration’s previously set deadline of July 1 to begin printing materials for the 2020 Census and stop all efforts to include a politically motivated question about citizenship.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced four of his measures to strengthen national security and defense efforts were included in the final 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the Senate today.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to block the Trump Administration’s effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census.