U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Edward Markey (D-MA) today secured 41 Senate cosponsors for their legislation to designate the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and protect the land from future drilling. This significant 41st cosponsor would-if the Senate was operating under regular order-block the provision to open up the Arctic Refuge, included as a rider in the Senate Republican tax bill.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin regarding the VA Inspector General report that found unofficial wait lists at a number of Colorado VA facilities.
Following Thanksgiving yesterday, Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, delivers the Weekly Democratic Address on how the Senate Republican tax bill, which was written in secret and is being rushed for a vote without any outside input, threatens a better future for our country's children and grandchildren.
A spokesperson for Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement in response to a federal investigation that substantiated claims that Veterans Affairs (VA) officials in Colorado used unofficial wait lists to record referrals for mental health care
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led an effort with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) to ensure that homeowners can continue to use PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing to install solar energy and make energy and water efficiency upgrades.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke opposing the proposed National Park Service (NPS) fee increase over concerns that it will stifle local economies, create barriers to access, and further marginalize communities that already face challenges engaging in the outdoors.

Bennet Calls on Washington to Do Tax Reform the Right Way

In Opening Remarks at Senate Finance Markup on Republican Tax Plan, Urges Congress to Stop Taking Easy Path and Instead Invest in Future

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today delivered opening remarks in the Senate Finance Committee markup on the Senate Republican tax plan.