Colorado Senator Michael Bennet tonight released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, in reaction to the President’s speech and the Republican response, there will be plenty of debate and spin about the vast ideological and philosophical differences betwe...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are urging Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials in Colorado to consider the input of community leaders and residents before a decision is made on the proposed Fairplay-Destiny Placer Mine in Park County. “Municipal organizations, citizens, and the Park County Board o...
Colorado Innovators Concerned About Long Waits for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Funding New Law Seeks to Cut Down SBIR Wait Times – Bennet Asks SBA If, How Agency Will Play Role Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is asking the Small Business Administration (SBA) to clarify how it plans to respond to con...

Bennet Encourages Coloradans to Nominate Local Unsung Heroes for Prestigious National Honor

Citizen Service Above Self Honors Presented by Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is encouraging Coloradans to submit nominations for the Citizen Service Before Self Honors, presented by the Medal of Honor Society to recognize and honor ordinary Americans who become extraordinary through their courage and selflessness. The society—which is comprised of the fewer than ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after it was announced that a scheduled vote on the Protect IP Act has been canceled: “I am pleased to see that legitimate concerns raised by Coloradans have been heard and that a vote on the Protect IP Act has been canceled. As I have said before, I wo...

Bennet Statement on Two-Year Anniversary of Democracy-Damaging Supreme Court Citizens United Decision

Cosponsor of Amendment to Return Authority to States and Congress to Regulate Campaign Finance

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on the two-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC ruling that reversed decades of precedent and declared dozens of national and state laws unconstitutional. “Campaign season is now in full swing, and thanks to the 5-to-4 Citizens United ruli...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His commitment to ending injustice, message of peace and dream of equality continue to inspire us. “During a time of political divisiven...