Bennet Leads Western Senators in Calling on USDA to Implement New Drought Tools and Establish Western Drought Initiative

Bipartisan Letter Urges USDA to Immediately Implement Drought Provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill and Establish a Targeted Initiative for the West

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, led a bipartisan coalition of Western senators in calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to immediately implement water conservation tools that were included in the 2018 Farm Bill, which was signed into law in December 2018.

Bennet Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Protect Funding for BLM and Forest Service Wildfire Prevention Efforts

Senators Demand Savings from Wildfire Disaster Account be Reinvested in Forest Service and BLM for Wildfire Prevention, as Intended

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a bipartisan group of senators led by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) in urging that savings from the Wildfire Disaster Account be reinvested in the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to ensure the agencies can continue critical wildfire prevention, as intended.

Bennet Welcomes CMS Approval of Colorado Reinsurance Waiver

Waiver Approval Follows Bennet-led Letter Requesting Authorization

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed the decision from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to grant Colorado’s application for a waiver to establish a reinsurance program, which will reduce health care premiums for thousands of Colorado families.

Bennet, Udall, Shaheen, Senate Democratic Caucus Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Democracy for All Amendment Would Help Get Big Money Out of Politics and Put Power Back in the Hands of the American People

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in introducing the Democracy for All Amendment, a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United v. FEC and other disastrous court decisions, help get big money out of politics, and put power back in the hands of the American people.

Bennet, Finkenauer Unveil Plan to Help Close the “Digital Divide” for Rural America

New Legislation Will Fix Broadband Maps, Bring Transparency to Broadband Pricing for Consumers

Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) introduced The Broadband Transparency and Accountability Act of 2019 to reform how broadband companies report, and the federal government verifies and shares, data on affordable internet access across the country.

Bennet Helps Advance Major Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Bill Includes Bennet-Backed Provisions to Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs, Medicare Premiums, and Federal Spending

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following statement after voting for the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019 in committee.

Bennet, Whitehouse, Carper Release GAO Report Detailing Trump Administration Assault On EPA Science Advisory Boards

Government watchdog finds Trump EPA failed to follow its own rules while stocking key scientific panels with industry-backed members

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ought to follow its own rules designed to protect the independence and effectiveness of the agency’s scientific advisory committees, writes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in a report released this week by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Tom Carper (D-DE).