Bennet Wind PTC Amendment Included in Tax Extenders Bill

New Draft of Bill Includes Two-Year Extension

Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Charles Grassley (R-IA), and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) have secured an amendment to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) for two years in the bipartisan tax extenders bill. The amendment was included in an updated draft released by the Senate Finance Committee this morning prior to its cons...

Bennet Cosponsors Amendment to Extend Wind PTC for 2 Years

Bipartisan Amendment Provides Certainty, Supports Thousands of Colorado Jobs

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) to file a bipartisan amendment to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) to the tax extenders bill unveiled by the Senate Finance Committee yesterday. The amendment would extend the tax credit for two years. &l...

Bennet Introduces Amendment to Increase Solar Energy Development

Amendment Mirrors Bipartisan Bill to Extend Tax Incentives to Solar Projects Under Construction

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced an amendment to the bipartisan tax extenders bill to allow more solar companies to benefit from the tax advantages of investing in solar projects. The amendment, which mirrored the bipartisan bill Bennet introduced with Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in February, would allow firms...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of a bill to temporarily patch the formula, known as the ‘sustainable growth rate’ or SGR, for how Medicare providers are reimbursed for services. “While we are keeping doctor’s offices open for millions of Me...
17,000 Coloradans owed refunds from 2010, totaling $14 million IRS Free File Available for Coloradans Making Less than $58,000 Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is encouraging thousands of Coloradans to claim $14 million in tax refunds from 2010 before it’s too late. The IRS estimates that 17,000 Coloradans have not ...

Bennet, Udall Cosponsor Resolution to Recognize Cesar Chavez

Resolution honors Chavez's life and legacy

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall joined 10 other Senators in cosponsoring a resolution honoring Cesar Chavez’s commitment to social justice and his work to better the lives of farm workers in America. “Through his commitment to nonviolence, Cesar Estrada Chavez brought dignity and respect t...

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...