Bennet Family Hits the Rapids through Lodore Canyon

Bennet, Diverse Group of Stakeholders Mirror Historic Rafting Trip, Discuss Public Lands

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and his family took a two day rafting trip on the Green River through Lodore Canyon in Dinosaur National Monument as part of their family’s Fourth of July week trip through the Western Slope. Bennet and his family were joined on the river by a diverse group of stakeholders who took the opp...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in recognition of Independence Day today: "Every 4th of July we celebrate the values and traditions that make America extraordinary. Independence Day is a powerful reminder that we are all one nation with a shared belief in the strength of our democracy. As man...

Drought Conditions Bring USDA Disaster Declarations for 38 Colorado Counties

Producers Eligible for Assistance from Farm Service Agency

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 38 Colorado counties suffering from severe losses due to drought as natural disaster areas. The designations mean that farmers and ranchers in these counties are eligible for additional Farm Service Agency assistance. ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined members of Colorado’s faith, Latino, business, agriculture, government, and law enforcement communities to celebrate the Senate’s recent passage of a comprehensive bill that fixes our broken immigration system. Participants at the rally, listed below, praised the work ...
Bill Will Secure the Border, Create Path to Citizenship, Establish Sensible System for Future Flow of Immigration Reforms to Visa System Will Boost Economy, Protect American Workers The United States Senate today passed a sweeping bill to fix our broken immigration system with a broad bipartisan vote of 68-32. The bill, int...

Bennet, Udall Welcome FWS Extension for Feedback on Lesser Prairie-Chicken

Senators Requested Extension of Comment Period to Allow More Coloradans to Participate in Crafting Multistate Plan

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall welcomed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) extension of the comment period on the final listing decision of the lesser prairie-chicken under the Endangered Species Act. The senators joined a bipartisan coalition to request the extension earlier this month. FWS an...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision finding the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in a 5-4 ruling. “Today is a historic step forward for civil rights. The Supreme Court’s decision affirms that all couples, regardless of their sexual o...

Senate Panel Considers Bennet-Ayotte Better Buildings Act

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Improve Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today highlighted the environmental and economic benefits of the Better Buildings Act (S. 1191), legislation they authored that was considered at today’s Senate Subcommittee on Energy hearing. The bipartisan bill seeks to increase energy efficiency in commercial bu...
Senator Michael Bennet offered the following statement in response to the U.S. Army's announcement today that they will deactivate a Brigade Combat Team, but through restructuring efforts will be expanding Fort Carson in Colorado. “While we don’t want to see Fort Carson lose a brigade, it’s encouraging that the ...