Colorado senator Michael Bennet and 20 other senators sent a letter urging the military not to deploy troops against the George Floyd protests.
With financial fears, healthcare concerns, and rumors spreading across the state and the nation, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) held a telephone town hall to answer constituents’ questions and provide up-to-date information.
At a town hall meeting in Littleton last night, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) faced repeated questions about difficulties in accessing healthcare, rising tuition and student loan interest, veterans’ and women’s rights, and restoring people’s faith in democracy.
Health care advocates in Colorado are worried that any day now, a federal court could move the nation towards undoing the Affordable Care Act, a development that would create a chaotic situation, and by one estimate, double the number of uninsured in the state.
Environmental activists with the Boulder Sunrise Movement held a rally Tuesday outside of U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) office calling on him to support the environmental resolution known as the Green New Deal.
With over 800,000 federal workers still going without pay as a partial government shutdown over border wall funding continues, some Colorado lawmakers are refusing to accept paychecks or planning to donate their earnings to charity.
In 2013, I received a call from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking me, as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, to support a pilot program to allow farmers to grow hemp. Knowing Colorado farmers’ interest in the crop, I jumped at the chance and pushed to include the program in the 2014 Farm Bill.
With less than 24 hours’ notice, hundreds of Coloradans gathered at the West Steps of the state capitol on Thursday evening to protest President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker to be acting Attorney General of the United States. Whitaker had been AG Jeff Sessions’ Chief of Staff. He has publicly argued that Special Counsel Mueller’s Russia investigation has gone too far and that President Trump has the authority to end it whenever he wants.
Tickets are available for Thursday’s “Get Out the Vote Tour” with Republican candidate for governor Walker Stapleton and his “special guest,” U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO).
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), a national environmental group, released its annual congressional scorecard Tuesday, spotlighting its ratings of Colorado’s delegation, which ranged from 100 percent (Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis) to 0 percent (Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn).