Bennet Applauds Additional EPA Funds for Gold King Mine Spill

Positive step on the road to full reimbursement

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing an additional $63,406 to assist La Plata County in its cleanup efforts related to the Gold King Mine spill.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Change Culture at VA, Improve Choice Program

Measure will hold bad actors at the VA accountable, prohibit bonuses for poor performers, protect whistleblowers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to introduce the Veterans First Act to begin to change the culture at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Bennet, Senate Pass $3 Million for Arkansas Valley Conduit

Funding Had Been Included in President's Budget Request at Urging of Bennet - Bennet Fought to Preserve Funding in Appropriations Bill, Vows to Continue Push as Bill Advances through Congress

The U.S. Senate today passed the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017, which includes $3 million for the Arkansas Valley Conduit that the President requested in his budget at the urging of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, who fought to preserve it in the bill. Bennet worked with the Senate Appropriations Committee to include the funding to ensure work on the Conduit will continue.