Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the news that a deal was signed today to end a 17-year-old trade dispute between the United States and Mexico that was adversely affecting agricultural producers in Colorado through high retaliatory tariffs. The deal marks a positive ste...

Bennet Bill Would Break Dependence on Overseas Oil by 2030, Create Sustained, National Focus on Energy Independence

Introduces Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act with Carper, Tom Udall, Merkley

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Tom Udall (D-NM), introduced a bill to achieve American oil independence, strengthen national security and create jobs. The Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act will set into law a goal to achieve indep...

Soldados inmigrantes dan su vida por EEUU

Departamento de Defensa resalta la importancia de este sector de la sociedad; 125 han muerto en la guerra contra el terrorismo

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Al cumplirse 10 años desde el inicio de la guerra contra el terrorismo, 125 soldados inmigrantes han realizado el "sacrificio último por Estados Unidos", según lo describió ayer el Departamento de Defensa. En medio de dos guerras, el gobierno insistió en la importancia del ...

Bennet Urges DOJ to review Voter ID Laws

Restrictive Voter ID Laws Could Disenfranchise Thousands of Eligible Voters

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today requested that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) carefully review highly restrictive photo identification voter requirements that are under consideration or recently signed into law in several states that could potentially disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on a hearing held today in the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. Bennet is an original cosponsor of the narrowly tailored bill, which was introduced by Illinois U.S. Senator D...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on President Obama’s plan to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan: “I have consistently stated that the President must uphold his commitment and begin the process of bringing our troops in Afghanistan home. Tonight’...