Bennet, Ayotte, Tipton Blue Star Mothers Bill Signed Into Law

Will Help More Mothers of Military Service Members Join Support and Service Organization

The President today signed into law a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in the Senate and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) in the House to expand membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to more mothers of current or former military service members. Blue Star Mothers of America is...

Bennet-Backed Bill To Crack Down on Counterfeit Drugs Clears Key Committee Hurdle With Bipartisan Support

Bill Represents Latest Bennet Effort to Improve Drug Safety, Crack Down on Bad Actors

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee’s bipartisan approval of a bill to crack down on counterfeit drug trafficking by stiffening penalties on bad actors. The bill responds to recommendations made by the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator and the Administration’s ...

County-by-County Breakdown: Bennet Urges Coloradans to Claim Undelivered Tax Returns

1,705 Coloradans Have Tax Returns Available for Claim - Individual County Numbers Below

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged Coloradans who have not receive the tax return they are owed to check the Internal Revenue Service’s “Where’s My Refund?” tool on IRS.gov to claim their undelivered checks. In all, 1,705 Colorado taxpayers are due refund checks this year that could not be deli...

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...