Patent Law Should Protect Satellite Patent Office

Letter expresses concerns sequestration is inconsistent with the law creating satellite offices

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reevaluate its decision to sequester fees from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) despite a 2011 law written to ensure the USPTO would have access to those funds. OMB’s decision could exacerbate the current backlog...
Includes Several Bennet Initiatives, Including Colorado Growth Model and GREAT Act Reauthorizes ESEA with Tools to Drive Reform at State, Local Levels Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined his Democratic colleagues on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee to introduce a b...

Bennet Works to Avoid "Brain-Drain"? at U.S. Forest Service, Keep Forests Healthy

Introduces Bipartisan Amendment to Farm Bill to Hire Experienced Workers, Help Younger Employees Learn

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Farm Bill to allow the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to hire older, more experienced workers under short-term contracts to provide technical assistance for forest health and conservation operations around the country. The amendment, cosponsored by Se...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ): “This week, the state of New Jersey and the entire country lost a devoted public servant. Senator Lautenberg served his state and all Americans in his work to support our veterans, improve awareness about p...

Bennet Visits, Tours United Launch Alliance in Centennial, Hears from State's Aerospace Leaders

Stop is one of three on Bennet's "Front Range Aerospace Bus Tour"?

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined more than 30 aerospace executives, university and K-12 officials, and government leaders in visiting United Launch Alliance in Centennial for a tour and panel discussion on Colorado’s space economy. The stop was part of a day-long “Front Range Aerospace Bus Tour”...

Bennet Visits, Tours Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Hears from State's Aerospace Leaders

Stop is one of three on Bennet's "Front Range Aerospace Bus Tour"?, #COAerospace

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined more than 30 aerospace executives, university and K-12 officials, and government leaders in visiting the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs for a tour and presentations on Colorado’s space economy, with a particular focus on its military roots. The stop was part of a day-l...

Bennet Visits, Tours Ball Aerospace Headquarters in Boulder, Hears from Aerospace Leaders

Stop is one of three on Bennet's "Front Range Aerospace Bus Tour"?

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined more than 30 aerospace executives, university and K-12 officials, and government leaders in visiting the headquarters of Ball Aerospace in Boulder for a tour and presentations on Colorado’s space economy. The stop was part of a day-long “Front Range Aerospace Bus Tour&...

Bennet, Coffman Encourage Public Input on Proposed Changes to Aerospace Export Regulations

State Department, Commerce Department Open Comment Periods

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Mike Coffman today encouraged aerospace industry stakeholders to submit feedback to the Department of Commerce and State Department about proposed changes to aerospace export control regulations. The proposed changes build on the lawmakers’ successful efforts to s...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day: “Every day, our brave men and women in uniform selflessly serve to defend our country and values. Today, our family will take the time to remember the servicemembers that sacrificed their lives so we can continue to enjoy our ...