Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the shootings this afternoon at Arapahoe High School: “Our hearts are with all the students and families of the Arapahoe High School community, as well as the brave first responders who helped secure student safety. No parent ever wants to look up at the...

Bennet Applauds Navy and USDA Announcement of "Farm to Fleet"? Initiative

For the first time, biofuels will now be available for regular purchase by Navy

Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Navy on the announcement of their joint “Farm to Fleet” program that will incorporate biofuel as a part of fuel used by the Navy. Today’s announcement means that for the first time, biofuels will be available for regular purchase ...

First Focus Campaign Honors Bennet for Children's Advocacy

Bennet Recognized for Legislative Work on Behalf of Kids

Today, the First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC) honored Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet as a 2013 Defender of Children for his work to improve the health, educational outcomes, and well-being of children. First Focus Campaign for Children is a national bipartisan children's advocacy group that recognizes members of Congres...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are urging the leadership of several Senate committees to ensure that they prioritize federal resources for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. These resources are critical to Colorado counties that use the funding to provide services, such as police, fire protection, em...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are urging the leadership of several Senate committees to ensure that they prioritize federal resources for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. These resources are critical to Colorado counties that use the funding to provide services, such as police, fire protection, em...

Bennet, Udall Welcome $62.8 Million from HUD for Flood Recovery Efforts

Senators Led Delegation Request for CDBG Funds to Help Coloradans Rebuild Following Historic Floods

Following a tour of flood damage and the ongoing recovery efforts in Lyons today with Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Governor John Hickenlooper, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan announced that Colorado will receive $62.8 million from the Department’s Community Development Bloc...