Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the announcement that negotiators have reached an agreement to create a task force charged with reviewing current oil and gas practices in the state and making recommendations to the legislature to give local communities more input over oil and gas drilling. &...

Bennet Tours Twin Tunnels on Colorado Infrastructure Tour

Highlights Colorado Infrastructure Projects, Discusses Need for Investment, Innovation

On his Infrastructure Colorado: Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and More tour, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today visited the Twin Tunnels construction site on Interstate-70, where the Colorado Department of Transportation is working to widen the tunnel to reduce congestion along the highway. Bennet is using the tour to high...

Bennet Launches Infrastructure Tour with Mobile Town Hall on W Line

Highlights Colorado Infrastructure Projects, Discusses Need for Investment, Innovation

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today kicked off his statewide Infrastructure Colorado: Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and More tour at the newly re-opened Denver Union Station, where he held a mobile town hall on the W line to Federal Center in Lakewood. Bennet is using the tour to highlight Colorado infrastructure projects and...

Bennet, Udall Welcome $130 Million in Federal Transportation Funding to Fix Flood-Damaged Roads, Highways

Flood-Recovery Funds Released Thanks to Bennet's, Udall's Work to Lift Cap on Emergency Funding

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall heralded the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration's release of $130 million in flood-recovery funds to Colorado to repair roads and highways damaged in the September 2013 flood. Udall and Bennet successfully secured the funds for Colorado last year by lifting a...
Senate-Passed Bill Included Bennet-Udall Measure to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure Bennet Proposal to Treat LNG Equally to Diesel Fuel also in Bill Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today denounced the vote in the House of Representatives to strip provisions important to Coloradans from the bill to susta...
Following the Senate’s failed vote to advance a bill that would provide emergency aid for wildfires and the refugee crisis, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called on his colleagues to work together to find a path forward for these crises. The bill includes $615 million in emergency firefighting funds for the U.S. Forest ...
Bennet Cosponsored Bipartisan Legislation Continues to Push for Structural Reforms to Deliver Services that Colorado Veterans Earned Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his Senate colleagues to give final approval to a bipartisan bill designed to help address the extreme delays many veterans face when they attempt to a...

Bennet, Hatch Champion Pay-for-Performance Proposal to Meet Challenges, Make Government More Efficient

Bipartisan Bill Invests in Positive Outcomes, Saves Taxpayer Dollars

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, today introduced the Pay-For-Performance Act, a bill that aims to achieve better outcomes for social service program beneficiaries and taxpayers alike. The legislation is ...