Bennet, Alexander Applaud Restoration of Year-Round Pell Grants

Will Provide Estimated One Million Students With Additional Aid to Attend and Graduate from College

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today applauded the restoration of year-round eligibility for the Pell Grant program in the bipartisan budget deal to fund the government through September 30, 2017.

Senate Passes Bennet, Alexander Resolution Celebrating 18th Annual National Charter Schools Week

Joined by 23 senators in recognizing the contributions of 6,950 charter schools, serving more than 3.1 million children

The U.S. Senate today unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) celebrating the 18th annual National Charter Schools Week, which runs from May 1 through May 5, and congratulating those involved in shaping our nation's 6,950 charter schools.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), last week introduced and passed through the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, bipartisan legislation to ensure that emergency medical service (EMS) practitioners can provide life-saving drugs and care to patients experiencing medical emergencies.

Bennet Introduces Private Bill to Protect Colorado Immigrant

Bill Would Provide Arturo Hernandez-Garcia Relief from Deportation

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a private bill for the relief of Arturo Hernandez-Garcia, a Colorado resident and business owner who has been apprehended for deportation. Bennet also reached out to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to request more time in processing his case.
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to President Trump's one-page tax reform proposal released earlier today in place of the full, comprehensive proposal that was promised weeks ago: