More than 30 Senators Sign Letter in Support of PILT program
Sep 22, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Republican Senator Mike Crapo from Idaho led a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to work together to ensure that the PILT program is fully funded for Fiscal Year 2017. This fiscal year, Colorado communities received more than $35.5 million to fund critical services like police, fire protection, and emergency response.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General (IG) report on the Denver VA Replacement Medical Facility under construction in Aurora:
Bennet Has Led Efforts to Bring Colorado Broadcasts to Four Corners
Sep 15, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined Senator Cory Gardner in calling on all stakeholders to come together and finally resolve issues around La Plata and Montezuma Counties' access to local in-state broadcasts from satellite providers.
WRDA Also Includes Bennet Measure to Protect Colorado Waters from Invasive Species
Sep 15, 2016
The Senate today 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.