Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet cosponsored an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA) that recognizes the importance of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) as essential to our national security and the defense of North America.
Senators call for increased collaboration to protect troops, foreign and civil service officers - Newly-released Pentagon report found that 11 servicemembers, 4 dependents, and 2 retirees have been infected with Zika since January
Jun 08, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 20 other Senators in sending a letter to the Department of State and Department of Defense encouraging the agencies to collaborate on policies that prioritize the health and welfare of servicemembers, civil servants, and their families serving the United States and living abroad in Zika-affected countries.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined several Senate colleagues to introduce an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 that would give the U.S. space launch industry five years to transition away from the use of Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines for national security launches.
Ten of the Conservation Focused Job Training Programs will Operate in Colorado
Jun 07, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the announcement by the U.S. Forest Service and partners that they will invest more than $11 million to support work and training opportunities for more than 1,500 youth and veterans on national forests and grasslands in Fiscal Year 2016.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on reports that the Senate Appropriations Committee will include a measure to restore year-round eligibility for Pell Grant recipients in the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a bipartisan group of Senators introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 that directs the President to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a Combatant Command. U.S. Cyber Command it is currently a subordinate unit to U.S. Strategic Command.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that six Colorado housing agencies have won a total of $412,668 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Veterans Affairs Support Housing (VASH) program to help veterans and their families access affordable housing.