Bennet, Alexander Call for Examination of Education Regulations, Testing and Assessment Practices in Schools

Wasting No Time, Senators Announce Immediate Formation of Working Group to Begin in Colorado and Tennessee

Washington, DC – Continuing their efforts to cut red tape in education and improve our schools, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today introduced a bipartisan bill to establish a national task force charged to examine federal, state and local regulations as well as testing and assessment systems ...

Bennet Early Intervention Bill Would Address Student Academic, Disciplinary Problems

Introduces Bipartisan Bill Following Attendance at White House Conference on Bullying Prevention

Washington, DC – After attending a White House Conference on Bullying Prevention, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bill to address student disciplinary and academic problems with early identification and intervention. He is also an original cosponsor of a bill to protect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Tran...

Bennet Backs Bill to End Veterinarian Shortfall in Colorado's Rural Areas

14 Colorado Counties Have too Few Food Animal Veterinarians

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has joined a bipartisan push to address the shortfall of veterinarians in underserved rural communities across Colorado and the country. The bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act, which Bennet is cosponsoring, would bolster the nation’...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement following the defeat of the House and Senate bills to fund the federal government through September. Bennet voted against both bills. “Reducing our debt and deficit requires a realistic and comprehensive approach and the Fiscal C...