Bennet Highlights Need for Wildfire Recovery Funds at Northern Colorado Water Treatment Facility

Greeley, Fort Collins, Larimer Leaders and Experts Discuss Challenges

During a visit to the Greeley-Bellvue Water Treatment Plant today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet highlighted the need for federal resources to protect drinking water in the wake of last summer’s wildfires and urged the House to take action. “Colorado communities are still reeling from the effects of last year&r...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that small, nonfarm businesses in 43 Colorado counties are eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to offset losses due to this summer’s severe drought. The announcement comes on the heels of a similar one last w...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the importance of conservation and tourism to Colorado’s economy in connection with the creation of six new wildlife refuge units across the country, including the Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area in the San Luis Valley. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ...

President Signs into Law Bill to Clear Up Manitou Incline Legal Status

Bennet, Lamborn Partner to Protect, Preserve Popular Hiking Trail

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed into law, H.R. 4073, a bill introduced in the House by Congressman Doug Lamborn to help clarify the legal status of the popular Manitou Incline hiking trail. Senator Michael Bennet, who had introduced a companion bill in the Senate, S.2341, helped push the House-passed bill through the upper...

Bennet to Co-host "Beyond Colorado"? Workshops for Businesses Looking to Expand Internationally

Sessions Will Provide Information about Exports, Intellectual Property Protection

The office of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced it will co-host a series of workshops – entitled “Beyond Colorado: How to Bring Your Products and Services to the Global Marketplace” – across the state for Colorado businesses looking to expand abroad. In the first ten months of 2012, Colo...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today called on the U.S. House of Representatives to quickly pass a bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The House failed to pass the bipartisan bill before it expired at the end of last year. “It is unthinkable that the House of Representatives allowed the Violen...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced two of its cystic fibrosis treatments were granted the first Breakthrough Therapy Designations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new breakthrough designations are the result of a provision Bennet passed i...

President Signs Satellite Export Control Reforms, Troops to Teachers into Law

Provisions Included in Defense Authorization Bill

President Obama late yesterday signed two provisions authored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill includes Bennet’s measures to reform export restrictions on certain satellites and components not deemed highly sensitive and to expand the successful Troop...