Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the below statement following the President’s jobs speech delivered before a joint session of Congress: “No speech can be a catalyst for job creation, but the President presented many useful ideas. What we need now more than ever is for Democrats a...

Bennet Encourages Coloradans to Participate in 9/11 Moment of Remembrance

Initiative Asks Individuals, Businesses, Churches and Municipalities to Ring Bells and Sound Sirens as Reminder for All to Stop and Remember Victims

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is encouraging Coloradans to take a moment to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. At 11 a.m. MT on Sunday, September 11, governments and businesses, houses of worship and railways, fire and police departments, and others across the country will c...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today applauded final passage of the America Invents Act, a bill that will create jobs, promote innovation and improve our ability to compete economically with countries across the globe. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 89 to 9 and, having passed th...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted to support committee passage of a bipartisan bill to ensure critical programs to address the public challenges posed by autism will continue. The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act, which Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Bennet cospons...

Bennet Renews Call for System to Avoid Critical Drug Shortages, Increase Prescription Drug Safety

Uniform Pedigree Standard Would Monitor Drugs Through Supply and Distribution Chain

Washington, DC – In light of ongoing critical drug shortages in Colorado and around the country, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider a uniform system as a component of a comprehensive solution to drug safety and drug shortage problems. In a letter to FDA Commis...

Bennet, Boxer, Menendez, Reed Praise Administration Decision to Consider English Language Learning When Awarding Educational Grants

Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Offers Opportunity to Invest in Early Language Development

Denver, CO – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Jack Reed (D-RI) today praised Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius for agreeing to consider the needs of English language learning (ELL) students when awarding grants a...
Denver, CO- U.S. Senadores Michael Bennet (D-CO), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) y Jack Reed (D-RI) hoy elogiaron el Secretario de Educación Arne Duncan y la Secretaria de Salud y Servicios Humanos Kathleen Sebelius por decidir que considerarían las necesidades de estudiantes aprendiendo ingl&eacu...
Rocky Ford, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources, today met with farmers and organic growers at the Arkansas Valley Research Center in Rocky Ford to discuss their ideas to boost agriculture in the state, the importance of agr...