Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill Includes Bennet's SAVE Act, Better Buildings Act

Measures Promote Energy-Efficiency in Homes, Commercial Buildings

A major, bipartisan energy bill introduced to the U.S. Senate today includes two bills authored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet designed to promote energy efficiency in homes and commercial buildings. The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014, introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portma...

Bennet, Udall: Two New Digital Manufacturing Hubs Will Partner with Colorado Universities to Promote 21st Century Innovation

Collaboration will Create Jobs in Colorado, Help the Centennial State Win Global Economic Race

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall — strong proponents of Colorado's manufacturing industry — welcomed the Department of Defense's announcement today of two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes that will partner with two leading Colorado institutions of higher education. Together, these new hu...

Bennet Welcomes Proposal to Reform Wildfire Funding

Shift responds to Bennet priorities, including smarter budgetary approach to firefighting, allowing more resources for mitigation

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, welcomed today’s announcement by the White House that its annual budget request to Congress would include a significant change in how the government pays to fight wildfires. The request is modeled afte...
Internships Available in Colorado and Washington, DC Offices DC Deadline is March 15 Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates, and graduate students for his Washington, DC and Colorado offices. In Colorado, internships are available year-round in the...

Bennet Visits Greeley to Celebrate Farm Bill Passage

Latest in series of statewide meetings to share information on bill

Today, Senator Michael Bennet held a meeting at the Colorado Corn Growers Association to celebrate the recently passed Farm Bill, which he worked with Coloradans to help write and finalize. He also heard input on the next priorities for the state’s farmers and ranchers. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Sena...

Bennet Visits Hayden to Celebrate Farm Bill Passage

Part of larger series of statewide meetings to share information on bill

Today, Senator Michael Bennet held a community meeting at the Haven Community Center in Hayden to discuss the recently passed Farm Bill, which he worked with Coloradans to help write and finalize. He also heard input on the next priorities for the state’s farmers and ranchers. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Committe...

Bennet Visits Delta to Celebrate Farm Bill Passage

Part of larger series of statewide meetings to share information on bill

Today, Senator Michael Bennet held a community meeting at the Delta County Courthouse to discuss the recently passed Farm Bill, which he worked with Coloradans to help write and finalize. He also heard input on the next priorities for the state’s farmers and ranchers. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Senato...

Bennet Visits Alamosa to Celebrate Farm Bill Passage

Part of larger series of statewide meetings to share information on bill

Today, Senator Michael Bennet held a community meeting at the San Luis Valley Water Conservancy District Office in Alamosa to discuss the recently passed Farm Bill, which he worked with Coloradans to help write and finalize. He also heard input on the next priorities for the state’s farmers and ranchers. As a member of the...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced its plans to have the Livestock Disaster Programs reauthorized in the recently-passed Farm Bill available for sign up in 60 days. The announcement comes after Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Farm Bill conference comm...

Windsor Fire Department Wins $330,000 Grant

Competitive federal grant will support hiring, training

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that the Windsor Fire Department has won a $330,000 competitive grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The program is designed to help fire departments increase or maintain the number of trained firefighters. ...