Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today continued to highlight Colorado’s leadership in clean energy as well as the need for Congress to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) in events today in Englewood and Windsor. To start the day, Bennet delivered opening remarks for the Balanced Energy Economy Symposium...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Lincoln County are eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s recent designation of Lincoln County as natural disaster areas due to ongoing drought ...
In a push to keep up the effort to prevent crimes against women, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has signed on as a cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). “The law enforcement and education programs in this bill are just as critical now as they were when this law was first written,” B...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on the Senate Floor called for an extension of the wind energy production tax credit, which has helped drive substantial economic growth in Colorado. If the tax credit is not extended soon, new wind energy development projects and the thousands of jobs associated with those projects are expected...

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, 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...

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...