Tour is Second Stop on Bennets Pathways to Innovation Tour
Mar 31, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured IP Automation, a local engineering design firm and manufacturer of custom machines, and met with southern Colorado companies including Vestas, Qualtek, and ConcealFab to highlight the important role transportation plays in the region's economic growth.
Higher Education Event is the Third Stop on Bennets Pathways to Innovation Tour
Mar 31, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured the Galvanize Denver Campus and met with current students, former students, instructors, and companies including DISH and Zayo Group to talk about Galvanize's high-quality, innovative education programs.
Galvanize Fort Collins is First Stop on Bennet Pathways to Innovation Tour
Mar 30, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured Galvanize in Fort Collins and met with local investors, entrepreneurs, and startups to discuss their need to access capital and the law Bennet passed that allows them to use crowdfunding to attract investments.
Urges Visa Waiver Program Reforms, Improved Training and Response Measures
Mar 28, 2016
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is continuing to urge Congress to pass new security measures to improve the ability of our law enforcement and border enforcement officials to stop terrorists from coming to the United States and to prevent and respond to terrorism and threats.
In a speech at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet cited our nation's Constitutional values and the traditions of the U.S. Senate in a call for the Senate to consider the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court.
As the outbreak of mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika and dengue continue to threaten communities in the United States and around the world, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined eight senators in calling on the Senate Appropriations Committee to increase funding for mosquito-control programs.
Currently, many legal marijuana businesses are forced to operate on an all-cash basis, creating a public safety risk and making it more difficult for states to collect taxes
Mar 24, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) in pressing federal financial regulators to issue clear guidance for financial institutions serving legal marijuana businesses, making it easier for those businesses to access banking services rather than operating on an all-cash basis.
Full Implementation will Help Fight Illegal Dumping
Mar 24, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week wrote to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker urging full implementation of the Leveling the Playing Field Act, which was signed into law in June 2015.