Bennet, Udall Welcome HUD's Swift Approval of Plan to Deploy $62.8 Million in Flood-Recovery Funds

Funds Bennet, Udall Helped Secure Will Help Confront Previously Unmet Flood Recovery Needs

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall welcomed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) approval today of the state's plan to deploy $62.8 million in HUD funds the senators fought to secure in December 2013 to aid flood-recovery efforts. The funds, issued through the Community Development Block Grant Disas...
With the Highway Trust Fund on the verge of insolvency and five months before the federal transportation bill expires, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is calling on Congress to quickly get to work on a solution that will allow us to rebuild and repair our crumbling roads and bridges. Bennet is pushing for a plan that would pro...
This evening, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is formally recognizing two Colorado organizations for being named Energy Star Partners of the Year. Berthoud-based EnergyLogic, along with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, are two of 72 organizations being recognized nationally in a ceremony in Washington DC. EnergyLog...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement today in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day: “The Holocaust represents one of mankind’s darkest periods. As a nation and a people, we must always remember those who died and those who survived to transcend the atrocities which took place. Today serves...
The camp originated from Bennet’s 2013 aerospace bus tour Space and technology camp concludes two-week statewide innovation tour Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and United Launch Alliance teamed up to host an interactive space and technology camp today for nearly 150 students and parents at ULA’s headquarters ...

Florence Police Department wins USDA Grant for Equipment

Rural Development Grants Key Part of 2014 Farm Bill

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that the Florence Police Department has won a $24,908 rural development grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The funds will be used to purchase personal safety equipment for police officers. “This grant is a perfect example of how USDA resources help support our...

Bennet Welcomes FDA's Clarification of Spent Grains Rule

Decision follows Bennet's comments at March FDA hearing, Oskar Blues visit Tuesday to discuss issue

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the FDA’s commitment to revising a proposed rule regarding the handling of spent grains. The proposed rule would have made it harder and more expensive for breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed, sparking concern from Colorado’s craft brewers. “This w...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the release of a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to help repair roads in Rocky Mountain National Park that were damaged by last September’s floods. “Rocky Mountain National Park took a one-two punch last fall – first from dev...
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation, together with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Governor John Hickenlooper, and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Law School, today announced the launch of the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN), a three-year, $4 million...
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Blackstone Charitable Foundation to Join Bennet, Hickenlooper, University of Colorado Boulder School of Law to Announce Investment for CO Entrepreneurs Denver, CO – Wednesday, April 23, at 10:00AM MT, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation together with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Go...