Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee on ideas to better facilitate critical capital investments in small businesses and start-ups in Colorado and across the country that would help boost the economy and job creation. The hearing highlighted a bill Bennet, along with Senator Jeff...
Six members of the Colorado Congressional delegation called on leaders of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to advance and pass a Farm Bill in 2012. The bipartisan group said a bill is needed to provide more certainty to farmers, ranchers and rural communities across Colorado. Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month. “Women’s History Month provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the progress and achievements of American women. It also serves as a reminder of the work we have left to do and the challenges our da...

Bennet, Udall, Perlmutter, Polis Urge Support for Improvements to U.S. 36

Resources Would Help Complete Final 8 Miles of Express Lanes and Prepare the Region for Growth

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and U.S. Congressmen Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis expressed their support for federal resources to help complete the U.S. 36 Express Lanes project, which will connect Denver’s Union Station to Boulder. In a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the members of th...

Bennet Statement in Opposition to Blunt Amendment Restricting Access to Contraception

Bennet: Women Don't Need to Be Told by the Government How to Make Their Own Health Care Decisions

On the floor of the United States Senate, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voiced his opposition to an amendment, introduced by Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, that would restrict access to contraception and other preventative health care for women. The Senate voted down this amendment 51-48. “I have a wife and thr...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today continued to highlight Colorado’s leadership in clean energy as well as the need for Congress to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) in events today in Englewood and Windsor. To start the day, Bennet delivered opening remarks for the Balanced Energy Economy Symposium...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Lincoln County are eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s recent designation of Lincoln County as natural disaster areas due to ongoing drought ...