Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the anniversary of last year's tragic flooding: "A year ago, when the rain began falling, many of us could have never predicted the unprecedented devastation and destruction that would follow. In the aftermath of this crisis we saw Coloradans from every corne...
The National Farmers Union (NFU) honored Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet with the 2014 Golden Triangle Award, the organization’s highest legislative honor. The annual award is presented to members of Congress who have demonstrated leadership and support policies that benefit America’s family farmers, ranchers, fish...

Bennet: Senate Opts for Status Quo, Proves Disconnect between Washington and Families Back Home

Senate Filibusters Constitutional Amendment to Rein In Out-of-Control Campaign Spending

In a procedural vote today, the Senate blocked further consideration of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s constitutional amendment to restore authority to Congress, individual states, and the American people to regulate campaign finance. Bennet introduced the amendment with Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) last summer. “...

FEMA Honors Coalition for the Upper South Platte

Recognized for Flood Recovery Efforts around Waldo Canyon Burn Scar

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) on being named Community Preparedness Heroes by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for its flood recovery efforts following monsoon rains around the Waldo Canyon burn scar. “The Waldo Canyon fire was a devastating ...

Bennet Tours Transportation Technology Center, Inc

Innovative Transportation Facility Conducts Research and Testing for the Railway Industry

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., a world class transportation research and testing facility. Bennet toured the Security and Emergency Response Training Center and the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST), as well as viewed a locomotive demonstration on their...

USDA Designates Kit Carson, Yuma Counties as Disaster Areas

Producers Eligible for Assistance from Farm Service Agency

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Colorado’s Kit Carson and Yuma counties as contiguous disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain, high winds, and hail from a storm on June 14, 2014. The designations make farmers and ranch...