Bennet Introduces Amendment to Hold Pakistan Accountable for Roadside Bombs

Amendment Would Withhold Aid for Failure to Combat Biggest Killer of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that he joined Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) in introducing an amendment that would discourage the United States from sending security assistance to Pakistan until U.S. officials certify that the Pakistani government is making significant efforts toward regulating and reducing the flo...

Senate Passes Bennet, Ayotte Bipartisan Bill to Open Membership in Blue Star Mothers to More Family Members of Our Heroes

Bill Helps More Mothers of Military Service Members Join Support and Service Organization

The US. Senate has passed a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) to expand membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to more mothers of current or former military service members. The bill passed with broad bipartisan support. Blue Star Mothers of America is a congressionally-...

Bennet: USPS 'Time-Out' Provides More Time to Evaluate Effects of Potential Post Office Closures

Announcement Comes on Heels of Several Bennet Efforts to Ensure USPS Reform Recognizes Impact on Rural Communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that the USPS has issued a temporary “time-out” on post office closings that will provide more time for the Agency to examine potential effects of these closings on local communities and help Coloradans avoid frustrating and needless holiday season service interruptio...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement in observance of Veterans Day. Today, Bennet is making a series of visits in Denver and Colorado Springs aimed at supporting organizations that support Colorado’s veterans. “One percent of our country is currently serving in the military, whic...

Bill to Repeal Defense of Marriage Act Clears Key Committee Hurdle

Bennet Applauds Judiciary Committee Approval as Key Step Toward Marriage Equality

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Respect for Marriage Act – which would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) – by a vote of 10 to 8. He is a cosponsor of the bill. “The repeal of DOMA is long overdue,” Bennet said. ...

Recommendations from Bennet's Veterans Report Pass Senate in Bipartisan Veterans Jobs Bill

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Put Veterans Back to Work

A bipartisan bill passed by the Senate today to put veterans back to work includes several key elements of the “Better Serving Those Who Have Served” report presented to Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet earlier this week by participants in his Colorado Veterans Forum. The VOW to Hire Heroes Act aims to lower the u...