Sens. Bennet, Alexander and Reps. Eshoo, Lance Introduce Bipartisan PREEMIE Act

Bipartisan Launch to Expand Research and Intervention for Premature Births

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), together with Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ), introduced the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act, to expand research, education and intervention activities related to preterm birth. This legislation will specifically help redu...

Bennet Urges HHS to Help Close Gender Gap on Recommended Preventative Health Services

Evidence-based Recommendations Would Help Improve Women's Health, Drive Down Future Health Care Costs

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help close the gender gap on recommended preventative health services for women and men. In a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, B...

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...