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...

Bennet, Isakson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Account for Energy Costs in Mortgage Underwriting

SAVE Act Would Create New Construction Jobs, Encourage Energy Retrofits, Lower Home Energy Bills - Bill has Support from Broad Coalition of Real Estate, Business, Building Trade, and Conservation Groups

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today introduced a bipartisan bill that would enable better mortgage underwriting, encourage investments in energy efficient homebuilding and create more than 80,000 construction jobs. Under the Sensible Accounting to Value Energy (SAVE) Act, fed...

Bennet Calls for Crack Down on Prescription Drug Theft at Recently Burglarized Pharmacies in Loveland, Fort Collins

In Wake of Pharmacy Burglaries, Bennet Will Push Bill to Crack Down on Pharmaceutical Theft

Fort Collins, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet stopped by two Colorado pharmacies today as part of his call for creating stronger measures to crack down on prescription drug theft. Bennet’s visits to Good Day Pharmacies in Loveland and Fort Collins, both of which were recently victims of pharmaceutical theft, s...

Bennet, Klobuchar, Burr Introduce Legislation to Boost Medical Device Innovation

Bill would reduce regulatory burdens that unnecessarily delay new medical devices from reaching the market

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senate colleagues Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC), today introduced legislation that would help boost medical innovation by reducing regulatory burdens that unnecessarily delay beneficial new medical products from reaching patients. The Medical Dev...