Bennet Statement on Temporary Budget Agreement to Prevent Government Shutdown

Calls for Realistic, Comprehensive Approach Based on the Fiscal Commission's Proposals to Address the Deficit

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the budget agreement to extend funding for the government for two weeks. “Coloradans expect us to get our work done. We should take a realistic and comprehensive approach to address our debt and deficit, for which the Fiscal C...

Bennet, Udall Amendment to Create New Regional Patent Offices Approved by Senate

Will Assist Entrepreneurs, Foster Innovation by Improving Quality, Pendency for Patent Applications

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall secured a key change to the America Invents Act that empowers the Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to create three or more regional satellite offices across the country over the next 3 years. The amendment would help create jobs and ...

Bennet, Udall Keep Up Fight to Deliver Denver TV to Four Corners Residents

Introduce Amendment to Enable Montezuma and La Plata Residents to Tune Into Denver TV

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are keeping up the effort to deliver Denver TV to the Four Corners. The Senators have filed an amendment to the Patent Reform Bill, which the Senate is currently debating, that would enable approximately 25,000 households in Montezuma and La Plata counties...

Bennet Successfully Pushes to Reduce Patent Costs for Small Colorado Inventors, Entrepreneurs

50% Discount for Small Businesses Would Make it Easier for Entrepreneurs to Create Jobs in Colorado's Innovation Economy

Washington, DC – In a bid to help small businesses get innovative technologies to market more quickly, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, is leading a push to slash their cost for expedited patents by 50 percent and make it easier for Colorado inventors and entrepreneurs to secure capital and create high-paying jobs. ...

Bennet Highlights Need for 21st Century Workforce at Colorado Space Grant Consortium

Visit Comes on Heels of Planned Launch of Satellite Designed and Built by University Students

Boulder, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today highlighted a national program that brings the public and private sectors together to equip students with the innovative skills they need to compete and lead in the 21st century economy. During his tour of the headquarters of the Colorado Space Grant Consortium (COSGC)...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed efforts to improve rural Colorado’s economy at the Senate Agriculture Committee’s first hearing this year. Bennet, who requested a seat on the Agriculture Committee because of the tremendous importance of agricultu...