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...

Bennet Joins CU-Denver Students to Call on Congress to Block Hikes on College Loan Interest Rates

Without Congressional Action, Student Loan Rates Will Double in July for More Than 166,000 College Students in Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined students at the University of Colorado at Denver to call on Congress to block interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling. The current 3.4 percent rate will increase to 6.8 percent on July 1, 2012 unless Congress takes action. “College provides an oppor...

Bennet Secures Key Provisions in Bipartisan FDA Reauthorization Draft Bill

Bennet Measures Aim to Improve Drug Safety, Bring Breakthrough Treatments to Patients More Quickly, Advance Medical Device Innovation and Avoid Critical Drug Shortages

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet secured several key provisions aimed at improving drug safety, bringing breakthrough treatments to patients more quickly, advancing medical device innovations and preventing critical drug shortages in the bipartisan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reauthorization draft bill unveiled today. ...