Senate Passes Bill to Improve Child Care for Colorado Families

Includes Bennet-Authored Amendments to Better Coordinate Funding Streams, Improve Access to Child Care

The United States Senate today passed a bipartisan bill that improves access to child care and places a greater emphasis on the quality of child care programs for working families. The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act passed 97-1 and includes two bipartisan amendments introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet. ...

Colorado Senators, Representatives Push for More Arkansas Valley Conduit Support

Bipartisan Letters Urge Administration and Appropriators to Allocate Sufficient Resources for Critical Southeast Colorado Water Project

Hours after precise funding levels for the Arkansas Valley Conduit were released, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and U.S. Representatives Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner urged the Administration and both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees to make more resources available to allow the Conduit’s ...

Bennet Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Paramedic Training for Veterans

Bill Would Address Shortage of Emergency Medical Personnel in Rural Communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today cosponsored a bipartisan bill, S.1060, the Veterans to Paramedics Transition Act, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) that would streamline civilian paramedic training for veterans who already have emergency medical experience from their military service, makin...

Bipartisan Hermosa Creek Bill Receives Favorable Hearing in House of Representatives

Bennet Crafted Senate Version of Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act

The House Committee on Natural Resources today held a hearing on the companion bill to Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act. The House bill is sponsored by Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO). The bipartisan, bicameral bill would protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Wa...
Bipartisan Bill Aims to Boost Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings Included in Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Bill Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet praised yesterday’s passage of the Better Buildings Act in the House of Representatives. The bill was included in H.R.2126, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, a ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the release of the President’s FY 2015 budget request. “The President’s budget offers a number of promising ideas to help grow our economy and get Coloradans back to work. One of the most important aspects of the budget for Colorado is a smar...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet praised Colorado State University (CSU) in conjunction with the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU) for leading efforts to urge Congress to close the “Innovation Deficit” by supporting federal investment in resea...