Bennet, Colleagues Urge Administration to Clarify Why Farmers Were Denied Access to Critical Relief

Senators are Calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Fairly and Adequately Support Farmers in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the Administration to fairly and adequately support farmers in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R) are urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to approve the City of Glenwood Springs’ request for greater financial assistance with the recovery from the Grizzly Creek Fire under the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program.
Amidst a devastating wildfire season in Colorado, including the largest wildfire in the state’s recorded history, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led U.S. Senator Cory Gardner and U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse and Scott Tipton in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to quickly approve Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) funding to mitigate and recover from wildfire damage.
This week in the Crested Butte News, Editor Mark Reaman penned an editorial about the Gunnison Public Lands Initiative (GPLI), a project started eight years ago by local community leaders and public lands advocates to develop legislation with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, co-chair of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, toured the new United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs after it opened to the public on July 30 following years of work on what is now the first comprehensive Olympic museum in the United States, and the first to celebrate both Olympic and Paralympic athletes.