Bennet Encourages House to Support Discharge Petition to Advance Immigration Bill

Asks for Up or Down Vote on Bipartisan Immigration Bill Supported Broadly by Coloradans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is supporting efforts in the House of Representatives to bring the bipartisan immigration bill to a vote. Yesterday, members of the House introduced a discharge petition to hold an up or down vote on the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act that w...
The office of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hosted a first-of-its kind, virtual recruiting session today to raise awareness about hiring at the new Denver satellite patent office, slated to open later this year. The event featured a panel of USPTO patent examiners that explained wha...

IRS Gives Colorado Flood Victims More Time to Claim Disaster Losses

Flood Victims Have Until October 15th to Claim Losses

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that Colorado victims of last year’s catastrophic floods will have more time to decide when to claim disaster losses. Individuals and businesses will now have until October 15th to decide whether to claim their losses o...

Bennet Congratulates White House "Champion of Change"?

Denver resident Dana Niemela honored for work with veterans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated Denver resident Dana L. Niemela on being honored today as a White House “Champion of Change.” In a ceremony at the White House earlier this morning, Niemela was recognized with nine others as “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change.” “Dana’s ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement on Mexico’s decision to open up trade markets to U.S. potato growers. “This agreement is a great victory for Colorado’s hardworking potato farmers. Mexico is the United States’ t...

Bennet Joins Local Veterans to Visit Future Site of Southern Colorado Veterans Cemetery

Cemetery is the result of years of work between lawmakers, veterans, and local communities

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined local veterans and stakeholders to visit the site of the future Southern Colorado Veterans Cemetery. Following years of bipartisan work by Bennet, Senator Mark Udall, and Congressman Doug Lamborn, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced at the end of January that i...

Bennet Visits Rocky Ford to Celebrate Farm Bill Passage

Latest in series of statewide meetings to share information on bill

This morning, Senator Michael Bennet held a community meeting at Colorado State University’s Otero County Extension Office to discuss the recently passed Farm Bill, which he worked with Coloradans to help write and finalize. He also heard input on future priorities for the state’s farmers and ranchers. As a member of ...

Bennet, Colorado Congressional Delegation Requests Flexibility from HUD for Flood Recovery Projects

Supports Governor's Waiver Requests to Fund Urgent Recovery Projects

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the Colorado Congressional delegation today requested flexibility from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help finance urgent flood recovery projects before the spring snowmelt. Following the most recent infusion of $199 million from HUD’s Community Develop...

9-Year Old Cystic Fibrosis Patient Talks with Bennet About "Miracle Drug"?

Drug receiving expedited approval to treat more patients thanks to Bennet's bipartisan "breakthrough therapy"? provision

Yesterday, Senator Michael Bennet visited 9-year old Annelise Heinicke at her elementary school classroom to talk to her about living with cystic fibrosis (CF), the drug that is improving her quality of life, and a new FDA designation that will allow it to help more people more quickly. Annelise was diagnosed with a rare form of ...