Senate Approves Funding for Bennet-Backed Military, Veterans Projects

$36 Million for Veterans Cemetery, Funding for Fort Carson Readiness Center Included in Appropriations Bill

The Senate today passed the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill with funding requested by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet for two important projects in the Pikes Peak region.

Bennet Applauds Additional EPA Funds for Gold King Mine Spill

Positive step on the road to full reimbursement

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing an additional $63,406 to assist La Plata County in its cleanup efforts related to the Gold King Mine spill.

Bennet, Senate Pass $3 Million for Arkansas Valley Conduit

Funding Had Been Included in President's Budget Request at Urging of Bennet - Bennet Fought to Preserve Funding in Appropriations Bill, Vows to Continue Push as Bill Advances through Congress

The U.S. Senate today passed the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017, which includes $3 million for the Arkansas Valley Conduit that the President requested in his budget at the urging of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, who fought to preserve it in the bill. Bennet worked with the Senate Appropriations Committee to include the funding to ensure work on the Conduit will continue.

Bennet Calls on Senate to Pass Social Impact Partnership Bill

Under the Pay-for-Success model, taxpayers only pay for services if providers deliver improved results

Ahead of a Senate Finance Committee hearing on evidence-based practices that can improve the social well-being for children and families across the country, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is calling on the U.S. Senate to approve the bipartisan Social Impact Partnership Act.

Bennet-Backed Wind Energy Funding Passes Senate

Portion of Wind Energy Funding Headed to NREL

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined his Senate colleagues in passing the Energy and Water Appropriations bill that includes $95.4 million for wind energy research and development.