Sen. Mark Udall, Sen. Michael Bennet, and Reps. Diana DeGette, Jared Polis, Scott Tipton, Cory Gardner, Doug Lamborn, Mike Coffman and Ed Perlmutter issued the following statements on the extremely severe fire season unfolding in Colorado: "Colorado is facing one of the most severe fire seasons on record. The Incident Commanders ...

Bennet Praises Final Passage of FDA Reform Bill

Bill with Several Bennet Provisions Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined his colleagues in the Senate today to give final approval to a bill that will modernize the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA Safety and Innovation Act along with several Bennet-sponsored measures will be sent to the White House to be signed into law. The bill passed on an ove...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s immigration law, SB1070. The Supreme Court struck down three key provisions in the law and left open the possibility of further review of the law once it has been implemented. “The Supreme Cour...
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution, cosponsored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, that celebrates the accomplishments of Title IX, the groundbreaking statute intended to end sex discrimination in education. The resolution also recognizes the need to continue pursuing the goal of equal educational opportunities ...

Farm Bill Passes Senate, Bennet Provisions Strengthen Conservation, Support Farmers, Ranchers, Sportsmen

Includes Measures to Improve Rural Energy Efficiency, Crop Insurance, Focus on Water Quantity

The U.S. Senate today passed the 2012 Farm Bill that includes several provisions Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet secured to strengthen conservation and support Colorado farmers, ranchers and sportsmen. The bill consolidates and streamlines programs and would reduce the deficit by $23 billion. It passed with broad, bipartisan...

Bennet Amends Farm Bill to Strengthen Conservation Easements

Provision Helps More Farmers, Ranchers Preserve Land and Resources

The U.S. Senate last night adopted a bipartisan amendment introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, that will provide landowners and producers with more incentives and opportunities to enter into conservation easements. The amendment was cosponsored by Senators Mark Udall (D-...