Bennet Introduces Bill to Open Access to Popular Manitou Incline Trail

Bill Would Clear Bureaucratic Hurdle, Advance Local Plan to Open, Maintain Trail

With support from area leaders and the Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs communities, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has introduced a bill that would help open access to the Manitou Incline Trail. It is currently illegal to hike the trail because it crosses private property owned by the Mt. Manitou Park and Incline Railw...

Senate Passes Bennet Amendment to Help Keep Post Offices Open by Streamlining and Improving Access to Government Services

Under Amendment, Postal Service Would Provide Additional Services, Such as Issuing Social Security Cards, Hunting Licenses at Post Offices

The U.S. Senate today adopted an amendment by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to the postal reform bill to help keep post offices open by streamlining and improving access to government services. The amendment was adopted with broad bipartisan support. Specifically, the United States Postal Service (USPS) would study and d...
The U.S. Senate today adopted an amendment cosponsored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to the postal reform bill to protect vote by mail by putting a moratorium on the closing or consolidation of postal facilities until after the election in states, like Colorado, that conduct elections by mail or allow any voter to vote no...

Bennet: U.S. 36 Project Eligible for Competitive Federal Resources That Can Ease Congestion, Help People Get to Work

Announcement Comes on Heels of Bennet-Led Letter to DOT Supporting Federal Resources for U.S. 36 Project

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation has been selected to apply for a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the U.S. 36 project to develop multi-modal soluti...

Bennet, Udall, Tipton Ask President to Consider National Monument Designation for Chimney Rock

Letter to President Most Recent Effort by Bennet, Udall and Tipton to Give Chimney Rock the Recognition and Protection It Deserves

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and U.S. Representative Scott Tipton have asked President Obama to explore all options to give Chimney Rock the recognition and protection it deserves by making it a national monument in a letter sent Friday. Specifically, they are asking the Administration to engage in a disc...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement in celebration of Earth Day. “In Colorado, we pride ourselves on our clean air, clean water, abundant wildlife and scenic vistas. We’re lucky to live in a state with so much natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor recreation. Earth Day remi...