Bennet: Political Games Standing in Way of Needed Colorado Airport Improvements

Hold-Up on FAA Bill Stalls Improvement Project at Loveland-Fort Collins Airport

Washington, DC – As airport officials in Colorado are faced with possible cancellations of important capital improvement projects, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged Congress to stop stalling and approve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization that would allow these projects to get off the ground and...

Bennet Applauds Key Milestone in Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"?

President, Military Leaders Certify Military Ready For Repeal

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after President Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and military leaders certified the military’s readiness for the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” “It’s long past time for ‘Don&r...

Bennet: House Bill Important First Step to Fix PACE

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Financing Initiative Has Proven Successful in Colorado

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on today’s bipartisan House bill to fix the impasse with federal regulators over Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs. “PACE has helped spur renewable energy installations, made ke our homes more energy efficient, cr...

Bennet Statement on Gang of Six Meeting

Gang of Six Updates Members who signed Bennet-Johanns Letter calling for Comprehensive Plan

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the “Gang of Six” plan to reduce the debt, which the group presented today to senators who signed the Bennet-Johanns letter for a comprehensive debt reduction plan. “In town halls across our state, Coloradans tell me...

Bennet Releases Colorado County-by-County Report on Potential Effect of U.S. Default

Colorado Received Over $47 Billion in Retirement, Disability, Medicare and Other Federal Payments in 2009

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released a Colorado county-by-county report detailing the potential impact of defaulting on our nation’s debt. If the debt limit is not extended, the revenue coming into the government will not be enough to cover its obligations—risking the disruption of at le...

Bennet Invites Ignacio Business Owner to Testify before Agriculture Committee

Coloradans Share Their Views at "Growing Jobs in Rural America"? Hearing

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet invited a Coloradan to testify today before the Senate Agriculture Committee as part of a hearing titled, “Growing Jobs in Rural America.” Zac Stewart of Ignacio, owner of Ambient LLC, a building performance company, testified on the lack of access to capital t...

Montrose Resident Testifies before Agriculture Committee

Bennet Introduces Coloradans Who Share Their Views at "Growing Jobs in Rural America"? Hearing

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced two Coloradans who testified at a Senate Agriculture Committee as part of a hearing titled, “Growing Jobs in Rural America.” Paul Bony, of Montrose—who serves as residential Market Developer for ClimateMaster, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer o...

Bennet, Durbin, Religious Leaders Announce DREAM Act Sabbath

Events to be Held Nationwide this Fall

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and more than a dozen religious leaders representing a broad variety of faith traditions today announced a DREAM Act Sabbath – an initiative enlisting churches, synagogues, and mosques around the country to dedicat...

Bennet: Colorado Small Businesses Eligible for SBA Disaster Assistance

Ten Colorado Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that small non-farm businesses in ten Colorado counties are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans are intended to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by ongoing drought...