Bennet Introduces Bill to Create National Veterans Foundation to Improve Collaboration Between Public and Private Resources

Foundation Based on Proposal in Report Prepared for Bennet by Participants of His Colorado Veterans Forum in Colorado Springs and Denver

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bill to create a National Veterans Foundation, modeled after work being done in Colorado Springs to facilitate greater collaboration between public and private agencies, as well as service providers that support America’s veterans. “With all troops from Iraq set ...

Bennet Calls for Stronger and Expanded Accelerated Drug Approval Pathway to Help Patients With Limited Medical Options

Call Based on Ideas Raised by Colorado Life Science Community During Innovation Roundtable With FDA Commissioner

In response to needs of patients and the companies that develop their treatments, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen and expand the current Accelerated Approval pathway for promising drugs that have the potential to help patients with serious diseases and to add...

Bennet Joins Congressional Caucus Honoring Wounded Veterans

Caucus Supports "Capitol Tours for America's Heroes"? to Offer Private Tours, Diversion from Rehabilitation for Wounded Veterans

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that he has joined U.S. Senators Kent Conrad, D-ND, and Johnny Isakson, R-GA, as a member of a Congressional caucus honoring wounded veterans. The announcement comes on the heels of Bennet’s release of a report aimed at improving support for the state’s influx of ret...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the release of the 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Innovative Drug Approval Report, which highlights 35 new innovative drugs approved in Fiscal Year 2011, the most in a decade with the exception of 2009. Many of these drugs are for groundbreaking therapies to treat...
Kit Carson and Yuma Among Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that on November 9 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minu...