Bennet, Moran Make Bipartisan Push to Extend Wind Energy Tax Credit

Amendment Filed to Transportation Bill Is Fully Paid For, Supports Colorado and Kansas Jobs

With thousands of wind-energy jobs in Colorado and Kansas hanging in the balance, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) are making a bipartisan push to extend a wind energy tax credit that is currently set to expire at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to act. If the tax credit is not extended soon, new wind en...

Former Dillon Mayor Testifies Before Senate Agriculture Committee on Rural Development

Bennet Recommended Colorado Native for 'Energy and Economic Growth in Rural America' Hearing

On the recommendation of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Dr. Flo Raitano of Dillon, Colorado, testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee today on the importance of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Programs and the role they play in improving the quality of life in rural communities. Raitano, wh...

Bennet Plan to Recruit an Army of Teachers to Serve Where They are Needed Most Included in President's Budget

Comes on Heels of Bennet's Letter to the President Pushing for Presidential Teacher Fellows

With more than 1 million teachers set to retire over the next few years, President Barack Obama included in his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s plan to attract the best teachers to the schools where they are needed most and improve the preparation they receive to do this incredibly diff...

Bennet, Udall Call for Postal Service Modernization, Propose Improvements to Bill

Colorado Senators Want to Preserve First-Class and Saturday Mail Delivery, Protect Service for Rural Communities and Spare 220,000 Jobs That Could Be Lost

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet, Mark Udall and 25 other Senators today called for “significant improvements” to a bill to modernize the U.S. Postal Service. In a letter to a Senate panel that oversees the Postal Service, the senators suggested specific measures to preserve first-class and Saturday mail delivery...

Colorado Congressional Delegation Pushes for Colorado Spaceport to Boost State's Aerospace Sector

FAA Designation Would Allow for Spacecraft to Be Launched from Colorado

Highlighting Colorado’s leadership in space research and development, the Colorado Congressional delegation is expressing its support for the creation of a spaceport in Colorado. The entire Colorado Congressional delegation, including Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Representatives Diana DeGette, Mike Coffman, ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and a bipartisan group of 31 senators today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Thomas Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Ron Kirk in support of American bison exports. The letter urges the administration to provide ...