Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement in celebration of Earth Day. “In Colorado, we pride ourselves on our clean air, clean water, abundant wildlife and scenic vistas. We’re lucky to live in a state with so much natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor recreation. Earth Day remi...

Bennet Joins CU-Denver Students to Call on Congress to Block Hikes on College Loan Interest Rates

Without Congressional Action, Student Loan Rates Will Double in July for More Than 166,000 College Students in Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined students at the University of Colorado at Denver to call on Congress to block interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling. The current 3.4 percent rate will increase to 6.8 percent on July 1, 2012 unless Congress takes action. “College provides an oppor...

Bennet Secures Key Provisions in Bipartisan FDA Reauthorization Draft Bill

Bennet Measures Aim to Improve Drug Safety, Bring Breakthrough Treatments to Patients More Quickly, Advance Medical Device Innovation and Avoid Critical Drug Shortages

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet secured several key provisions aimed at improving drug safety, bringing breakthrough treatments to patients more quickly, advancing medical device innovations and preventing critical drug shortages in the bipartisan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reauthorization draft bill unveiled today. ...

Bennet Highlights Need to Extend Wind Tax Credit to Boost Job Growth at Pueblo Manufacturing Plant

Vestas Official Joins Bennet in Calling for Extension at O'Neal Manufacturing Services

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today highlighted the need to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) to boost job growth and provide companies certainty during his tour of O’Neal Manufacturing Services in Pueblo. The PTC is set to expire at the end of this year if Congress does not act. “The wind ener...

Bennet Spotlights Colorado's Clean Energy Economy at Global New Energy Summit

Calls for Balanced, Forward-Looking Energy Economy

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today continued to highlight Colorado’s clean energy innovation and new energy economy as a panelist at the Global New Energy Summit in Colorado Springs. Bennet contributed to a Senator Policy Panel at the Summit. He told participants that a balanced, comprehensive and forward-looking en...