Bennet Introduces Bill to Prepare, Support Principals to Help Turn Around Lowest Performing Schools

Lead Act Will Provide Training and Continued Support for Nation's Best Principals to Transform our Lowest Performing Schools

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today introduced a bill to help prepare principals to lead transformations to turnaround our lowest performing schools. The Lead Act would create opportunities, including a School Leadership Academy and local School Lead...

Bennet: All Americans Deserve Pay That Reflects Their Hard Work

Equal Pay Day Marks How Far Into a Year a Woman Must Work, On Average, to Earn as Much as a Man Earned the Previous Year

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet made the following statement on Equal Pay Day, which represents how far into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned the previous year. For example, on average, a woman would have had to work from January 1, 2010 until April 12, 2011, for he...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet made the following statement on President Obama’s speech today on reducing the debt and deficit: “Last month, 64 Senators signed a letter to the President highlighting the need for a comprehensive deficit reduction plan that includes discretionary spending re...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today hosted a forum in Denver with Presidential Fiscal Commission Co-Chairman Senator Alan Simpson (R) to discuss our nation’s fiscal condition and potential solutions to the problem. While Senators Bennet and Udall had to remain in Washington as ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today congratulated the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) on it selection to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Sustainable Communities Building Blocks program. The council will receive technical assistance during a day-long ...

Bennet Votes to Protect Clean Air Act, Signs on to Bill Calling for National RES

Clean Air Act Amendments Would've Weakened Landmark Law, Jeopardized Public Health

Washington, DC –Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted against weakening the Clean Air Act, undermining fuel efficiency standards, and hurting Colorado clean energy companies. Today Bennet also cosponsored a 25x25 Renewable Energy Standard bill to replicate Colorado’s highly touted clean energy model across th...
Por Michael Bennet Hay 100 miembros en el Senado de Estados Unidos, y ellos y sus escritorios caben en una relativamente pequeña sala donde de vez en cuando se realiza la historia. Imagine, como lo he hecho yo en ocasiones, que la cámara es un salón en una escuela y los 100 senadores son niños de ...

Bennet Votes to Support Tax Relief for Small Businesses

Bipartisan Majority Gives Final Approval to Bill Eliminating 1099 Provision

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate voted to eliminate the 1099 provision from health care reform. The measure passed by a vote of 87-12, with Bennet voting for the measure: "Small businesses are the key to creating new jobs an...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Greeley. The anniversary takes place tomorrow, April 6: “Since its founding, Greeley has grown to become a leader in energy, education, health care and technology, while s...