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 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 ...

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...
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...
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...

Bennet Joins Effort to Preserve Browns Canyon as National Monument

Recent study shows rafting in the region brings millions into the economy

Today, Senator Michael Bennet became of a cosponsor of S.1794, The Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Act of 2013, to protect Browns Canyon region as an invaluable economic and natural resource for Chaffee County and the state. The bill, originally introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall in December, will design...

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 Herald Critical Milestone for Arkansas Valley Conduit

Record of Decision Ensures Project Will Move Forward, Strengthen Southeastern Colorado Farmers' Hands

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall welcomed today’s signing of the Record of Decision for the Arkansas Valley Conduit, which represents a major milestone for the project that will bring clean water to communities in southeastern Colorado. The decision comes after Bennet and Udall urged the Bureau of Reclamat...

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...