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...
Media Advisory Boulder, CO – TOMORROW, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:05 AM MST, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet continues his statewide CO Innovation Tour with a visit to the Newton Running Company’s Running Lab. Newton Running Company makes cutting-edge running shoes. The innovative firm holds several patents, ...

Bennet Continues CO Innovation Tour at Never Summer Industries

Iconic Colorado company holds patents on innovative snowboard designs

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured Never Summer Industries’ manufacturing facility as a part of his statewide innovation tour. Never Summer makes snowboards, skis, and longboards and is one of only a handful of snowboard companies that manufacture in the U.S. Never Summer was founded by Colorado brothers Tim ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the U.S. Forest Service’s finalized policy guidelines to promote year-round recreation at Colorado’s ski areas. The new guidelines were prompted after Congress passed a bill introduced by Senator Mark Udall and cosponsored by Bennet to help boost Colorado’s recre...