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 ...

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 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...
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...

Bennet Launches Online Resource to Help Colorado Families Navigate College Application, Financial Aid Process

Webpage Includes Information on College Searches, Financial Aid, Federal Loans and Repaying Loans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today launched a new college resource webpage to help Colorado students and families navigate the college application, financial aid and loan process and learn about available resources to make college more accessible and affordable. “College can be expensive and the application process ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will participate in a five-member congressional delegation on a visit to India between Jan. 8 and Jan. 14. The delegation will meet with top government and business leaders in New Dehli, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Kolkata, with a focus on exploring opportunities to expand economic markets and opportu...