Hickenlooper, Bennet Participate in Hearing on Bill to Protect 400,000 Acres of Colorado Public Lands

Colorado News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 16 at 1 p.m. MT / 3:00 p.m. ET, U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet will participate in a hearing on the CORE Act in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The CORE Act would protect over 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, establish new wilderness areas, and safeguard existing outdoor recreation.

Hickenlooper is a member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and cosponsor of the bill. Bennet will testify in support of the CORE Act, which he authored and introduced in the Senate.

Congressman Joe Neguse introduced a companion bill in the House which passed in February. The Biden Administration has announced its support for the bill. 

WHO: U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet

WHAT: Hearing on the CORE Act in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

WHEN: Wednesday, June 16 at 1 p.m. MT / 3:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Room 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC and streamed online HERE

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