Bennet, Task Force Push for Disclosure in Campaign Finance

Senate debate on DISCLOSE Act expected to last past midnight

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will join members of the Citizens United Task Force on the Senate floor tonight to urge passage of the DISCLOSE Act, which would create greater transparency in elections through new disclosure rules. A vote to end debate on the bill is expected to be filibustered this evening by a minority of Se...

Bennet Releases Progress Report on Job Creation and Innovation Recommendations from Colorado Business Leaders

One Year Update to Colorado Competes Report Presented to Bennet, Udall, Hickenlooper

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released a report outlining progress Colorado has made in several areas since Colorado business and academic leaders made recommendations to Bennet, Senator Mark Udall and Governor John Hickenlooper on ideas that can help create an environment in Colorado and the nation where innovators an...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet commends the passage of a bill by the U.S. Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Raoul Wallenberg in recognition of his achievements and heroic actions during the Holocaust. Bennet is a cosponsor of the bill, called it up for passage in the Senate late last evening. It passed by unanimo...

Bennet's Staff Join Commerce Department Officials in Colorado

Visit Follows Decision to Locate New Patent Office in Denver Metro

Members of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s staff today joined Colorado business and government leaders as they greeted Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) David Kappos, who are visiting Colorado following the announcement that the USPTO will locate a...

Bennet, Udall Applaud Improvements to USDA Disaster Designation Process

Streamlined Process Will Bring Assistance to Farmers, Ranchers Quicker

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today applauded the announcement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the agency is implementing improvements to its disaster designation process that will deliver faster and more flexible assistance to farmers and ranchers devastated by natural disasters. “With seve...
A new report released today determines that national monument designation for the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area would double the economic impact Chimney Rock has on the region, bringing an additional $1.2 million to the area. The study was commissioned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “The local community...

Bennet, Moran, Udall Continue Push for Wind Energy Tax Credit

Senators File Bipartisan Amendment to Small Business Jobs Bill to Extend Credit

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) today filed an amendment to extend a wind energy tax credit that is set to expire at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to act. If the tax credit is not extended soon, thousands of jobs associated with wind energy development projects are at risk. Sen. Mark Udall is a cosp...