President Signs Bennet's Landmark Bill to Secure Drug Supply

Drug Quality and Security Act includes Track-and-Trace Bill, Compounding Pharmacy Oversight

President Barack Obama today signed into a law a bipartisan, bicameral bill co-authored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to establish new safeguards for the drug distribution supply chain. The changes represent the most comprehensive efforts to secure the drug supply chain in 25 years. The Drug Quality and Security Act would...

Bennet, Udall Request Emergency Funding for Flood Recovery, Wildfire Mitigation

Senators Urge Appropriations Committee to Include Resources in FY 2014 Appropriations Bills

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today are urging Senate Appropriators to provide emergency funding to support Colorado’s continuing recovery efforts in the aftermath of September’s destructive floods. The senators also requested additional resources for wildfire mitigation that would help avoid gre...

Bennet, Udall Applaud Flood Recovery Funding to Restore Damaged Watersheds

Senators Led Delegation Request for Quick Release of Funding

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today welcomed the release of $11.7 million from the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to help restore watersheds damaged by September’s devastating floods. The funding will help cover 75 percent of the costs ...

Bennet Welcomes Repeal of Land-Acquisition Waiver for Expansion of Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site

Repeal Provides Certainty for Southeastern Colorado Ranchers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the U.S. Department of Defense’s announcement that it is withdrawing its land-acquisition waiver that would have to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site near Trinidad. “Today’s announcement ends years of uncertainty for ranchers and the communities in southeas...

First Small Hydro Project in Colorado Moves Forward Thanks to Regulatory Efficiency Act

Bennet Bill Cuts Red Tape in Federal Permitting Process for Silverton Project

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that the Silverton-based San Juan County Historical Society's small hydro project would be allowed to move forward without undergoing the burdensome and expensive federal permitting process thanks to the Hydropower Regulator Efficiency Act. The bill, which Bennet cosponsored, cut...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is warning Veterans attempting to reach the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) about a marketing scam. A marketing company has purchased two toll-free numbers almost identical to the VBA toll-free numbers to trick Veterans who have mistakenly dialed the wrong number into providing credit c...

Bennet: Hermosa Creek Represents Best of Colorado, Deserves Balanced Management Plan

Bennet Testifies in Support of Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Protect Hermosa Creek Watershed

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining in support of his bipartisan bill to protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed, an area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango. The Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act would es...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is reminding Coloradans of approaching deadlines to apply for flood relief. Yesterday, FEMA announced that the deadline to apply for Individual Assistance and Small Business Administration loans has been extended to December 1. The deadline to file flood claims with the National Flood Insuranc...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led a bipartisan group of senators in introducing an amendment to help reduce waste and government inefficiency by consolidating the total number of federal data centers and making those data centers more efficient. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act was introduced wi...