Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-3), today released the below statements regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to not receive and process claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for any injury or economic loss arising out of the Gold King Mine spill in August 2015.
Senators Reiterate Support for Common-Sense Changes And Improvements
Jan 05, 2017
Today Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 12 senators urging Republican Congressional leadership to discuss improvements to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before rushing to repeal the law through a fast-track process that would lead to the loss of health care for 30 million Americans.
Today Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce a Senate resolution objecting to the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, as well as efforts that undermine direct, bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
Measure would offer insight into foreign deals, increase transparency
Dec 30, 2016
Today Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet co-sponsored a bill requiring current presidents and future presidential nominees to release their tax returns in an effort to increase transparency and give the American public insight into any foreign deals.
Yesterday the Senate passed a bill to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) with a measure sponsored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to expedite the reimbursement of emergency response costs assumed by States, Indian tribes, and local governments following the Gold King Mine spill.