Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Farm Bill

Bipartisan bill includes Bennet-led wins for Coloradans, Awaits Floor Action

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, joined a 20-1 bipartisan majority to approve the 2018 Farm Bill.

Bennet, Hoeven Introduce Legislation to Develop Sensible Rules Around the Transportation of Agricultural Goods

Bipartisan bill delays ELD enforcement until regulatory reforms are proposed

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) this week introduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation to establish a multi-stakeholder working group to reform U.S. Department of Transportation regulations regarding Hours of Service (HOS) and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rules. The bill would delay enforcement of the ELD rule until the Transportation Secretary proposes reforms.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with a bipartisan group of senators, this week sent a letter to the Trump administration raising concerns about China’s attempts to undermine democratic institutions in the United States and supplant American leadership and alliances abroad. The senators called on the administration to develop a comprehensive strategy to counter Chinese actions, which aim to manipulate public discourse and democratic institutions in support of China’s interests.

Bennet, Bipartisan Group of Senators Demand Administration Release Water Safety Report

Senators: Communities must have access to the facts to ensure levels of PFAS in local drinking water are safe

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a bipartisan group of 11 Senators, this week demanded the administration release the results of a study regarding what levels of certain chemicals are safe in drinking water. According to recent news reports, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working to block the release of results from a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) study on the toxic Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). PFAS are a class of toxic chemicals used in manufacturing that have been linked to a variety of cancers and serious health conditions.

Bennet Applauds Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill

Legislation would mean vital investments and certainty for U.S. providers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today applauded the 2018 Farm Bill ahead of tomorrow’s scheduled bill markup.