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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: Water
Issue Position: Protecting Colorado's Natural Heritage
Issue Position: Fighting for Colorado's Sportsmen
July 22, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnel, Senate Minority Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fighting Wildfires
July 14, 2014 Udall, Bennet Herald HUD's Release of $58.2 Million More Flood-Recovery Funds for Colorado
July 8, 2014 Bennet: Congress Should Address Border Crisis, Wildfire Emergencies
July 3, 2014 Udall, Bennet, Polis, Perlmutter Herald Decision For CU, CSU To Host U.S. Hub For International Future Earth Initiative
July 1, 2014 Bennet Hears about Colorado River Conservation Projects in Montrose
June 26, 2014 Bennet, Crapo Applaud Focus on Wildfire Mitigation in Homeland Security Appropriations Bill, Call for Passage of PREPARE Act
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
June 18, 2014 Plans to Introduce Bill to Give Certainty to Colorado's Water Community
June 5, 2014 Bennet Welcomes Homeland Security Committee's Focus on Wildfire Mitigation
June 3, 2014 Udall, Bennet Herald HUD Waiver Allowing Disaster Recovery Funds to Boost Economy Through Tourism Projects
June 2, 2014 Bennet: Colorado is Feeling the Effect of Climate Change
May 27, 2014 Udall, Bennet, Tipton Welcome Conservation Designation for Colorado River Basin
May 22, 2014 Bennet, Udall Secure $110 Million to Support Colorado's Ongoing Flood Recovery
May 20, 2014 Bennet: New Air Tankers Crucial to Fighting Wildfires
May 16, 2014 SBA Makes Loans Available for Businesses Affected by Red Mountain Rockslide
May 8, 2014 Following Call from Udall, Bennet, Tipton, EPA Proposes to Clean Up Colorado Smelter Site in Pueblo
May 6, 2014 Udall, Bennet, Tipton Welcome Judge's Decision Granting Additional Time to Review Community Input on Potential Gunnison Sage Grouse Endangered Species Act Listing
May 6, 2014 Bennet: Time to Act on Climate Change is Now
May 5, 2014 Udall, Bennet, Tipton Welcome Agreement to Allow Additional Time for Community Input on Potential Gunnison Sage Grouse Endangered Species Act Listing
April 30, 2014 Udall, Bennet Welcome HUD's Swift Approval of Plan to Deploy $63 Million in Flood-Recovery Funds
April 23, 2014 Flood Recovery Grant Will Help Repair Rocky Mountain National Park's Roads
April 16, 2014 Bennet Welcomes Finalized Policies to Promote Year-Round Recreation at Ski Areas
April 14, 2014 Udall, Bennet Congratulate Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on Securing $7 Million Competitive Grant for Runway Upgrades
April 9, 2014 Udall, Bennet Lead Effort to Provide Tax Relief for Colorado Disaster Victims
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Designations Make Farmers, Ranchers Eligible for Assistance
April 9, 2014 Bennet Reminds Coloradans that Livestock Disaster Assistance Sign-Up Starts Next Week
April 4, 2014 Craig Daily Press - Sen. Michael Bennet: Today's Snow is Tomorrow's Water.
March 28, 2014 Bennet Cosponsors Udall Bill to Permanently Fund Disaster Relief, Protect Colorado Watersheds
March 11, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Administrator of the Office of Management and Budget - Arkansas Valley Conduit
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan Hermosa Creek Bill Receives Favorable Hearing in House of Representatives
March 4, 2014 Bennet Statement on the President's FY 2015 Budget Request
Feb. 28, 2014 Udall, Bennet, Hickenlooper Secure Critical FEMA Assistance to Mitigate Stream Hazards
Feb. 28, 2014 Bennet Joins Effort to Preserve Browns Canyon as National Monument
Feb. 27, 2014 Udall, Bennet Herald Critical Milestone for Arkansas Valley Conduit
Feb. 24, 2014 Bennet Welcomes Proposal to Reform Wildfire Funding
Feb. 5, 2014 Bennet Welcomes USDA Announcement of Climate Hubs
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture and Tom Tidwell, Chief, US Forest Service - Confront Flood Recovery, Support Mitigation Efforts in National Forests
Jan. 30, 2014 Bennet Urges USPS to Work to Swiftly Reopen Jamestown Post Office Following Flood Damage
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta - Bennet Urges FAA to Prioritize Wildfire Monitoring, Suppression When Choosing UAS Testing Sites
Nov. 20, 2013 Bennet: Hermosa Creek Represents Best of Colorado, Deserves Balanced Management Plan
Nov. 19, 2013 Following Interior Department's Delayed Disbursement of Millions in 2013 Mineral Leasing Revenues, Bennet Urges Senate Passage of Return our State Shares Act
Nov. 5, 2013 El Paso County Commissioner Sallie Clark Advocates for Wildfire Mitigation Resources at Bennet-Chaired Committee Hearing
Nov. 5, 2013 Wolf Creek Ski Area's Davey Pitcher Advocates for Wildfire Mitigation Resources at Bennet-Chaired Committee Hearing
Nov. 5, 2013 Bennet Holds Senate Hearing to Highlight Need for Wildfire Mitigation Resources
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service - Bennet Applauds Forest Service Action to Restart Timber and Stewardship Contracts
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