Bennet Applauds Common Sense Fix to Ease Paperwork for Colorado Small Businesses

Senate Votes to Repeal Burdensome Form 1099 Requirement

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet voted today to ease the paperwork burden for Colorado small businesses by making a common-sense fix to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Senate voted to eliminate the Form 1099 provision, which would place a hardship on small businesses by expanding tax-r...

Bennet Calls for Passage of FAA Bill to Reduce Delays at Peterson Air Field, Boost Southern Colorado's Economy

Bill Will Upgrade Air Traffic Control System, Reduce Delays By 20% And Ensure Passengers Don't Sit On Runways For Hours

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today called for the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill to protect Colorado consumers, reduce delays and boost local economies around the state by improving service at smaller airports. “This bill will help make air travel mor...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson regarding the committee’s investigation into hydraulic fracturing and the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic...

Bennet Continues Conversations on Improving Public Schools, Preparing Kids to Compete in Fort Collins

Meets with Students, Teachers, Parents on Visit to Harris Bilingual Immersion School

Fort Collins, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited a Fort Collins elementary school today, continuing a series of education events that will include school and classroom visits and roundtable discussion with teachers, principals, parents and superintendents in Colorado and across the country to hear local ideas o...

Senate Agrees to Rules Changes, Package Contains Bennet Proposals

Bennet Pushed Early for Reform of Filibuster on Motions to Proceed, and Introduced Proposal to End Secret Holds

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement applauding a bipartisan breakthrough that updates the Senate’s arcane rules and includes an end to secret holds and limits the use of the filibuster on motions to proceed. Bennet proposed these changes one year ago as part of his Pla...

Bennet Joins Colleagues to Stop Congressional Pay Raise

Legislation will prohibit automatic raises for members of Congress

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and 11 other Senators in introducing legislation to prevent Congress from getting an automatic pay raise each year. The legislation, which mirrors legislation that was previously introduced by Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) d...

Bennet: To Compete and Create Jobs, America Must Focus on Innovation, Education and Deficit Reduction

Bruce Randolph School in Denver Held Out as Example of Education Reform in President's Speech

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address: “The President’s emphasis on working together to fulfill the shared aspirations we have for our kids and our country was spot on. It’s the same message I ...

Bennet Leads Push for FCC to Deliver Denver TV to Montezuma, La Plata Counties

In Letter, Urges Commission to Work Toward Common Sense Fix in Upcoming Report

Durango, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address a longstanding problem for Four Corners residents and finally deliver Denver TV to Montezuma and La Plata Counties. In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Bennet asked the commission to use an upcoming repo...

Abriendo el Camino para el í?xito en Nuestras Escuelas:

Bennet le pide a Residentes de Colorado que Compartan Historias de Burocracia Impidiendo el Progreso, Ideas para Crear Reformas que Sirven

Denver, CO: U.S. Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet continúa sus esfuerzos para reformar nuestro sistema de educación y pide saber directamente de residentes de Colorado sobre sus experiencias con papeleo y barreras burocráticas que obstruyen el progreso en sus escuelas y distritos escolares, así como su...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement today on the one-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC ruling. “This 5 to 4 ruling abandoned longstanding precedent and made a broken Washington even more dysfunctional,” Bennet said. “It drowned the voices of ord...