Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today was named chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight. The Finance Committee formally approved the panel’s six subcommittees and rules in an executive session during a hearing on the nation’s budget and economic outlook. Through the subcommittee,...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today congratulated Project Sanctuary on winning a $100,000 grant from First Command Financial Services to help build a permanent retreat center in Colorado. The new center will help enhance therapeutic retreats for military families to reconnect with each other and with their communities follow...

Bennet Highlights Need for Wildfire Recovery Funds at Flying W Ranch

Iconic ranch microcosm for Waldo Canyon fire relief needs

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and local officials today visited the famous Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs to highlight the need for federal resources to support wildfire recovery efforts. Flying W Ranch burned to the ground during last year’s Waldo Canyon wildfire and embodies the challenges that Colorado communiti...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the announcement that Vestas will reduce the size of its workforce at its blade factories in Windsor and Brighton, Colorado. “It’s frustrating to think about what this announcement means for hundreds of Colorado families, particularly because som...

HHS Announces Workgroup on Health Technology and Mobile Medical Apps, Bennet Encourages Coloradans to Apply

Bennet Requested HHS Seek Input from Outside Experts on Appropriate Regulatory Framework for Health IT

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced it is forming a workgroup of experts from the business, patient, and consumer communities to provide input on further development of a regulatory framework for health information technology (health IT), including mobile medical applications. The workgroup is b...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that Colorado won a $2,000,422 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to further develop and refine its comprehensive State Health Care Innovation Plan. “Colorado continues to be a national leader in developing new ways to integrate health care ...

Bennet, Udall, Polis Urge HUD to Fill in Gap Left by House's Elimination of Wildfire Recovery Funds

Members Continue Efforts for Resources to Protect Colorado's Water Supply

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Representative Jared Polis are urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide funding for disaster-related repairs, helping Colorado recover from last summer’s destructive wildfire season. The funding could enable the state to rebuild its w...

Bennet, Colleagues Call for Further Investigation of Toxic Chemicals Found in Children's Products

23 Senators Urge EPA to Study the Health Risks of Flame Retardant Chemicals

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and a group of 21 other Senators in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate whether flame retardant chemicals found in everyday household products put Americans’ health at risk. Recent studies have found toxic flame re...