Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

Bennet Secured Key Provisions to Bolster American Leadership in Space, Close Gaps in National Security, Support Wildfire Prevention

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) in an 83-11 vote.

WATCH: Bennet Honors Victims and Survivors of the Club Q Shooting on the Senate Floor

Bennet Also Called for Swift Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act to Take a Step Toward Equality for LGBTQ Americans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor to honor the victims and survivors of the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs and call for swift passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, a bipartisan compromise to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, recognize same-sex marriage federally, and take a step toward equality for LGBTQ people in Colorado and across the country.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams III, and leaders from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site to remember the 1864 massacre and announce the addition of almost 3,500 acres to the Site.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bipartisan Senate Resolution Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is Celebrated from September 15 through October 15

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in introducing a Senate resolution recognizing September 15, 2022 through October 15, 2022 as Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of Latino Americans in the United States.
Today, as new data from the Census Bureau showed that child poverty dropped to a record low in 2021 in large part as a result of the expanded Child Tax Credit, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), alongside U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), and Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.), released the following statement.