Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students for his Washington, DC and Colorado offices. In addition to his Washington office, internships are available year round in the following Colorado locations: Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango,...

Bipartisan Immigration Bill and Compromise Amendment Clear Key Hurdle

Bill Maintains Path to Citizenship, Includes Stronger Border Security Measures

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration bill, introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the ‘Group of 8,’ cleared a key procedural hurdle today. The Senate voted 67-27 to end debate on an amendment that expands the bill’s border security measures while maintaining the path to citizenship and other r...

Bennet Statement on Immigration Border Security Amendment

Bennet, Group of 8, Negotiate Bipartisan Amendment with Republicans to Address Border Security, Benefits

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the Corker-Hoeven amendment to the immigration bill. Bennet and the rest of the ‘Group of 8’ senators who authored the bill negotiated with Republicans to craft an amendment on border security and benefits among other provisions. The amendment meet...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today called on the House of Representatives to find a path forward on a full five-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill after it earlier rejected its version of the legislation. “The House needs to find a path forward that meets the demands of farmers, ranchers, rural communities, and a...

Bennet Lauds Bill to Expand "Good Neighbor"? Forest Health Program

Senate committee moves forest health bill forward

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet commended the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today for passing an amended version of Senator John Barrasso’s (R-WY) Good Neighbor Forestry Act. The amended bill is very similar to an amendment Bennet filed last month during the Senate Agriculture Committee’s markup of...

FRA Shows Willingness to Collaborate with Communities on Train Horn Regs

Bennet, Udall Welcome Potential for Progress on Requests for Quiet Zones

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall welcomed remarks today from Federal Railroad (FRA) Administration leadership that the agency is interested in working with Congress to ensure its train-noise and quiet-zone rules protect public safety while also work for Colorado communities. At the request of Colorado’s U.S. Sena...

Colorado Housing Agencies Win $400,000 to Help Families Avoid Scams, Reduce Risk of Foreclosure

Leading home buyer education agencies receive funding to help keep Coloradans in their homes

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated two housing agencies in Colorado for winning almost $400,000 in competitive grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) was awarded a $372,528 Housing Counseling Grant and the Northeast Denver Housing Ce...

Bennet Proposes Effort to Fix Campaign Finance System with Constitutional Amendment

Amendment Grants Congress Authority to Regulate Campaign Finance, Follows Colorado's Call for Reform

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Tom Udall (D-NM) today reintroduced a constitutional amendment that would restore authority to Congress, individual states and the American people to regulate campaign finance. The two Senators originally introduced the amendment in November 2011. The constitutional amendment would allow Co...

Bennet Co-hosts "Beyond Colorado"? Workshop in Glenwood Springs for Businesses Looking to Expand Internationally

Session Provides Information about Exports, Intellectual Property Protection

Entrepreneurs and business owners from the central mountain region in Colorado received valuable information about navigating the international export process at a business workshop today hosted by Senator Michael Bennet and regional groups. Local partners included Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Associ...

Better Buildings Act Brings Energy Efficiency Opportunities to Tenants

Bipartisan Bennet-Ayotte Legislation Aimed at Boosting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today introduced a bill that aims to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The Better Buildings Act encourages tenants of commercial buildings to implement cost-effective measures that will help reduce energy consumption and ultimately utility costs for busine...