Bennet, Udall Urge House to Seize Opportunity, Connect Four Corners Residents with Colorado TV

House Lawmakers Have Opportunity to Include Bennet's, Udall's Colorado NEWS Act in Bipartisan Telecommunications Bill

With the U.S. House of Representatives voting this week on the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 — a five-year renewal of various telecommunication and copyright laws — U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall urged the House to act on behalf of the people of Durango, Cortez and the Four Corners region to ensure resi...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the president’s signing of an executive order to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers. “When Americans go to work, they should be able to do so without the fear that they can be fired because ...
On the second anniversary of the tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today remembers the victims and pays tribute to the family and friends who continue to grieve. In the days following the shooting, Bennet spoke on the Senate floor to remember each of the victims. “Today, Col...

Bennet, Senate Pass TRIA, Crucial to Economic Development, National Security

Enables Hotels, Stadiums, Malls to Obtain Insurance Coverage

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues in the U.S. Senate to pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which helps commercial properties secure financing and terrorism risk insurance coverage from the private sector. The bill extends the TRIA program for seven years while taking steps to further protect taxp...

Minority of Senators Block Bill to Protect Women's Health

Bill Restores Decision-Making to Women, Not Employers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement after a minority of senators used a procedural vote to block consideration of a bill that returns the ability to make health decisions to women and their families, rather than allowing employers to impose their beliefs on employees by denying benefits. “The...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the announcement that negotiators have failed to reach a compromise agreement in the state legislature to give local communities more control over oil and gas drilling. “Oil and gas support Colorado jobs, help drive our economy, and reduce our dependence...

Bennet Urges Senate to Support Hobby Lobby Bill to Protect Women's Health

Restores Decision-Making to Women, Not Employers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged his Senate colleagues to support a bill that returns the ability to make health decisions to women and their families, rather than allowing employers to impose their beliefs on employees by denying benefits. The Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act restores th...

Bennet, Udall Herald HUD's Release of $58.2 Million More Flood-Recovery Funds for Colorado

Funds Secured By Bennet, Udall Bring HUD's Total Colorado Flood-Recovery Investment to $320.3 Million

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall heralded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's release of $58.2 million in additional flood-recovery funds to Colorado. The release, which Bennet and Udall worked to secure from supplemental disaster-recovery funding set aside following Hurricane Sandy, brings HUD's total...
Bill Includes Bennet-Udall Measure to Help Improve Rural Water Infrastructure Bennet’s Proposal to Treat LNG Equally to Diesel Fuel also in Bill Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today called on the Senate to quickly pass a bill to sustain the Highway Trust Fund into early 2015. If Congress doesn&rsquo...