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...
The office of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hosted a first-of-its kind, virtual recruiting session today to raise awareness about hiring at the new Denver satellite patent office, slated to open later this year. The event featured a panel of USPTO patent examiners that explained wha...

IRS Gives Colorado Flood Victims More Time to Claim Disaster Losses

Flood Victims Have Until October 15th to Claim Losses

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that Colorado victims of last year’s catastrophic floods will have more time to decide when to claim disaster losses. Individuals and businesses will now have until October 15th to decide whether to claim their losses o...

Bennet Congratulates White House "Champion of Change"?

Denver resident Dana Niemela honored for work with veterans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated Denver resident Dana L. Niemela on being honored today as a White House “Champion of Change.” In a ceremony at the White House earlier this morning, Niemela was recognized with nine others as “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change.” “Dana’s ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement on Mexico’s decision to open up trade markets to U.S. potato growers. “This agreement is a great victory for Colorado’s hardworking potato farmers. Mexico is the United States’ t...

Bennet Joins Local Veterans to Visit Future Site of Southern Colorado Veterans Cemetery

Cemetery is the result of years of work between lawmakers, veterans, and local communities

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined local veterans and stakeholders to visit the site of the future Southern Colorado Veterans Cemetery. Following years of bipartisan work by Bennet, Senator Mark Udall, and Congressman Doug Lamborn, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced at the end of January that i...