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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Colorado Newsletter for Thursday May 04, 2023 ( 6 items )  

Bennet Joins Landmark Americas Act to Expand Partnerships Across the Western Hemisphere
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colorado, issued the following news release: Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that he will join U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on the Americas Trade and Investment Act, or Americas Act, as co-lead in the Senate. Cassidy introduced the discussion draft in January. The Americas Act would create an ever-expanding and permanent trade partnership of Western Hemisphere countries and counter China's growing control over global manufacturi  more

Bennet, Braun, Marshall Introduce Bill to Help Colorado Farmers & Ranchers Access Agriculture Conservation Programs
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colorado, issued the following news release: Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, alongside U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced legislation to address the shortage of Technical Service Providers (TSPs) who help producers access USDA cons  more

Congresswoman Yadira Caraveo Digs in on Colorado Ag
GREELEY, Colorado, May 4 -- Rep. Yadira Caraveo, D-Colorado, issued the following news release on May 3, 2023: Congresswoman Yadira Caraveo, M.D. (CO-08), who sits on the House Agriculture Committee, yesterday dug in on Colorado agriculture issues. As the House Agriculture Committee prepares to begin crafting the 2023 Farm Bill, Caraveo toured numerous farms that are vital to our local economy and agriculture industry in Northern Colorado. Congresswoman Caraveo, who will help to lead drafting   more

Hickenlooper, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Sen. John Hickenlooper, D-Colorado, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, joined a bipartisan group of more than 27 colleagues to reintroduce the Kids Online Safety Act, which will protect children from harmful content online and hold social media companies accountable. "Social media's addictive algorithms are driving a youth mental   more

Senate Agriculture Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Reeder Creek Ranch Owner
WASHINGTON, April 30 -- The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry and Natural Resources issued the following written testimony by Reeder Creek Ranch owner Paul Bruchez involving a hearing on April 20, 2023, entitled "Conservation in the Farm Bill: Making Conservation Programs Work for Farmers and Ranchers": * * * 1. Introduction Chairman Bennet, Ranking Member Marshall, members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to be here t  more

Sens. Bennet, Hickenlooper Issue Commentary: America's Solar Jobs Depend on a Single Vote in the Senate
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colorado, issued the following commentary with Sen. John Hickenlooper, D-Colorado, on May 3, 2023: * * * U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined a group of their Senate colleagues in an op-ed in opposition to ending the current pause on tariffs of imported solar panels and cells as the solar industry continues to grow and create good jobs. Bennet also spoke on the Senate floor ahead of a vote on the measure that would reimpose th  more