Bennet Secures Provisions in Interior Appropriations Bill to Support Gold King Mine Spill Recovery Work

Supports Long-Term Monitoring of Animas River, Calls for Reimbursements for Costs Incurred by States and Tribes - Calls for Improvements to Overall Bill

The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved the Interior Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 with provisions secured by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet in support of the recovery efforts following the Gold King Mine spill in southwest Colorado.

Bennet, Gardner, and Local Communities Meet with FRA Administrator to Discuss Train Noise

At Delegation’s Urging, Administrator Feinberg Met with Community Leaders and Viewed Challenges First-Hand

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, as well as Congressman Jared Polis and local community leaders, met with Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg in Fort Collins and Loveland to discuss the agency's train horn rule and the need for more flexibility to establish quiet zones.

Bennet Statement on Israeli Missile Defense Funding

House and Senate Bills Include Increased Funding for Cooperative Missile Defense Programs

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on funding included in the House and Senate Defense Appropriations bills for Israel's missile defense:
Following reports that six Zika-related pregnancies have resulted in three infants delivered with birth defects and three other lost pregnancies, Colorado U.S. Senator is calling on Congress to pass emergency funding for Zika virus research.