Bennet: Chinese Counterfeit Drug Sting Amplifies Need to Update Drug Safety Laws

Chinese Police Arrest 114 People in Counterfeit Drug Ring, Seize $30 Million in Fake Medications

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on news reports that officials in China’s central Henan province arrested 114 people and seized nearly $30 million in fake medications. According to the Associated Press, authorities in the Henan city of Kaifeng said 117 fake drug pro...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on today’s release of the 2011 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). “Colorado’s focus on innovative and bold reform is moving our students and schools in the right direction, but there is st...

Colorado Community Health Centers Win Grant to Improve Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Other Patients

Community Health Centers in Black Hawk, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, Glenwood Springs, Lamar, Loveland, Strasburg, Thornton to Participate in Three-Year Demonstration to Improve Care

Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded several community health centers across Colorado that have won resources from the Department of Health and Human Services over the next three years to improve coordination and care for Medicare beneficiaries and other patients. “Coloradans all across ou...

Bennet Highlights Need for Improved Teacher-Training Programs During Greeley School Visit

Hears About UNC-Maplewood Elementary Partnership to Provide Future Teachers with Hands-on Experience

Greeley, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today highlighted the need to improve teacher training during a visit to Maplewood Elementary, one of two Greeley schools involved in a partnership with the University of Northern Colorado’s School of Teacher Education ...
Washington, DC – Amendments from Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, former Denver Public Schools Superintendent, to improve teacher and principal training, analyze and work to eliminate duplicative regulations and invest in research and development to promote education innovations were included in the bill to fix No Child ...

Bennet Statement on Bipartisan Committee Passage of Bill to Fix NCLB

Bennet Provisions Would Support Teachers and Principals, Drive Innovation and Help Ensure Kids Receive a 21st Century Education

Washington – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s bipartisan approval of a bill to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The measure passed by a vote of 15 to 7. “We have a vital national interest in the education of our kids; the f...
Senator Bennet is continuing his fight for a bipartisan roll back of the No Child Left Behind law as the Health, Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee debates the education reauthorization bill. The committee has spent the majority of the day debating and voting on amendments to the bill that Bennet called an encouraging f...