Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today marked the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The festivities, which occur from September 15 to October 15, celebrate the many histories and cultures which make up the Latino community and the countless contributions Latinos have made to the country. “One of Colorado’s g...
El senador de Colorado Michael Bennet marcó hoy la celebración del Mes de la Hispanidad. Los festejos son celebrados del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre y celebran la variedad de historias y culturas en la comunidad Latino, y adicionalmente las innumerables contribuciones de Latinos de el país. “Uno d...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the anniversary of last year's tragic flooding: "A year ago, when the rain began falling, many of us could have never predicted the unprecedented devastation and destruction that would follow. In the aftermath of this crisis we saw Coloradans from every corne...
The National Farmers Union (NFU) honored Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet with the 2014 Golden Triangle Award, the organization’s highest legislative honor. The annual award is presented to members of Congress who have demonstrated leadership and support policies that benefit America’s family farmers, ranchers, fish...

Committee Heeds Bennet's, Udall's Call to Help Four Corners Residents Access Colorado TV News, Emergency Information

Bennet, Udall Urge Full U.S. Senate to Act on the Commerce Committee's Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act

U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, champions for rural Colorado, thanked the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee for heeding their calls to include provisions in the Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act that will allow the Federal Communications Commission to help Four Corners residents access Colorado TV news, we...

Bennet: Senate Opts for Status Quo, Proves Disconnect between Washington and Families Back Home

Senate Filibusters Constitutional Amendment to Rein In Out-of-Control Campaign Spending

In a procedural vote today, the Senate blocked further consideration of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s constitutional amendment to restore authority to Congress, individual states, and the American people to regulate campaign finance. Bennet introduced the amendment with Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) last summer. “...

FEMA Honors Coalition for the Upper South Platte

Recognized for Flood Recovery Efforts around Waldo Canyon Burn Scar

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) on being named Community Preparedness Heroes by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for its flood recovery efforts following monsoon rains around the Waldo Canyon burn scar. “The Waldo Canyon fire was a devastating ...