Crowdfunding on Internet Should be Safe, Accessible

New bill would allow start-up capital to be raised on the internet

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced the Capital Raising Online While Deterring Fraud and Unethical Non-Disclosure Act of 2011 (CROWD FUND Act), which would legalize and regulate the raising of start-up capital for small businesses on the internet. The promise of crowdfunding is th...

Bennet Fights for Weatherization Programs to Save Money, Save Energy and Create Jobs for Coloradans

Calls for Continuation of Weatherization Assistance Program, State Energy Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today pushed for robust weatherization programs to help families make energy-efficiency upgrades and save money. In a letter to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Chairman Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Bennet, along with 23 se...

Bennet: Investment in Aurora School-Based Health Centers Will Help Keep Kids Healthy, Focused in Classroom

Aurora Public Schools to Receive $475k to Boost School-Based Health Centers

Colorado U.S. Senator today applauded an announcement made today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that the Aurora Public Schools (APS) District will receive $475,000 to boost school-based health centers (SBHC’s) and keep students healthy. Bennet, a former school superintendent, has long been a champio...

Bennet, Ayotte Blue Star Mothers Membership Expansion Bill on Way to President's Desk

Congress Approves Bill to Help More Mothers of Military Service Members Join Support and Service Organization

The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in the Senate to expand membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to more mothers of current or former military service members. The bill, which was approved in the Senate in late November,...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on Senate passage of an amendment he cosponsored with Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to give the National Guard its first seat on the nation’s highest military council, the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The amendment passed the Senate as p...

Bennet Statement on Passage of Amendment to Hold Pakistan Accountable for Roadside Bombs

Amendment Passed the Senate as Part of Defense Authorization Bill

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on Senate passage of an amendment he cosponsored with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) that would discourage the United States from sending security assistance to Pakistan until U.S. officials certify that the Pakistani government is making significant efforts toward reg...
Device Could Improve the Lives of Millions of Americans Living with Diabetes Announcement Comes on Heels of Bennet Letter Urging Swift Release of FDA Guidance on Artificial Pancreas Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released guidance today that will allow out...