Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the new Alabama immigration law. “Immigration is a federal responsibility and should not be done on a state by state piecemeal basis. It is past time to put politics aside so we can secure our borders and address the effects of ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on cosponsoring a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). “The federal government should no longer pick and choose which legal marriages to recognize,” Bennet said. “Married same-sex couples deserve the ...

Ley de Bennet para el Aprendizaje de Inglés e Innovación Apoyarí­a Esfuerzos Locales para Mejorar Resultados de Estudiantes Aprendiendo Inglés

Colorado Ganarí­a de Reforma Educativa que Eleva la Calidad de Cómo Educamos Estudiantes Aprendiendo Inglés

Washington, DC—En un esfuerzo para ayudar a las escuelas a educar correctamente el creciente número de estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés como segundo idioma, U.S. Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet presentó hoy la Ley del Aprendizaje de Inglés e Innovación. Estudiantes quien...

Bennet's English Learning and Innovation Act Would Boost Local Efforts to Improve Outcomes for English Language Learners

Colorado Stands to Gain from Education Reform that Raises the Quality of How We Educate English Language Learners

En Español Debajo Washington, DC – In an effort to help schools successfully educate the growing number of students who are learning English as a second language, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced the English Learning and Innovation Act. English learners are the fastest growing student populatio...
Durango, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet asked for Coloradans’ feedback on his draft bill to legislatively protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed, an area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango. Bennet will use the feedback to improve the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day: “There is a phrase in the military that all service members come to know: All gave some, some gave all. It is a reminder that the men and women who wear the uniform do so at great personal sacrifice. It al...

Bennet Urges Senate to Support Expanded Troops to Teachers Program

Expansion of Troops to Teachers Included in House-Passed Defense Authorization

Washington, DC – After the House of Representatives passed an amendment expanding the Troops to Teachers program in the defense authorization bill, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged the Senate to support the expanded program that helps veterans become teachers in schools where they are needed most. The expansio...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today released a statement following the announcement that the current round of Race to the Top will include a new opportunity for Colorado to win resources, along with a competition for early childhood education. &ldquo...

Bennet Urges Colorado to Take Up Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge

Competitive Grant Initiative to Bolster Economic Growth Holds Potential to Create Jobs and Foster Economic Prosperity

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is urging Coloradans to take advantage of a new initative that streamlines federal resources to boost local ideas and projects that support development and create jobs. The unprecedented $33 million President’s Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge launched by the ...