Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed a decision by senior Army officials at Fort Carson to open Gate 19, providing a southern access point to the base. The decision provides soldiers more options and flexibility when choosing a community to live near the base. “This decision will benefit Fort Carson, the sold...
Senator Bennet applauded plans released today by the Department of Veterans Affairs to build an expanded community-based outpatient clinic in Colorado Springs, CO. The department estimated that the contract for the new clinic, which was awarded to Colorado Springs VA, LLC, would result in 235 construction jobs. Slated to be complet...

Bennet, Hancock Highlight Denver as National Model to Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

Bennet's Bipartisan SAFER Act to Help Law Enforcement Process Rape Kits

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today toured the newly-opened Denver Crime Lab with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and highlighted Denver as a national model for reducing the national rape kit backlog. Following the tour, Bennet discussed his bill to help state and local governments process rape kits efficiently and effective...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that additional assistance will be available to homeowners and businesses in counties affected by the Colorado wildfires this summer. “Colorado hom...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded an announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the agency’s efforts to reduce emissions from the Four Corners Power Plant in New Mexico. Pollution from the plant has degraded air quality in southwest Colorado, including Mesa Verde National Park and the Weminuche ...