Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted to support committee passage of a bipartisan bill to ensure critical programs to address the public challenges posed by autism will continue. The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act, which Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Bennet cospons...

Bennet Renews Call for System to Avoid Critical Drug Shortages, Increase Prescription Drug Safety

Uniform Pedigree Standard Would Monitor Drugs Through Supply and Distribution Chain

Washington, DC – In light of ongoing critical drug shortages in Colorado and around the country, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider a uniform system as a component of a comprehensive solution to drug safety and drug shortage problems. In a letter to FDA Commis...

Bennet, Boxer, Menendez, Reed Praise Administration Decision to Consider English Language Learning When Awarding Educational Grants

Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Offers Opportunity to Invest in Early Language Development

Denver, CO – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Jack Reed (D-RI) today praised Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius for agreeing to consider the needs of English language learning (ELL) students when awarding grants a...
Denver, CO- U.S. Senadores Michael Bennet (D-CO), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) y Jack Reed (D-RI) hoy elogiaron el Secretario de Educación Arne Duncan y la Secretaria de Salud y Servicios Humanos Kathleen Sebelius por decidir que considerarían las necesidades de estudiantes aprendiendo ingl&eacu...
Rocky Ford, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources, today met with farmers and organic growers at the Arkansas Valley Research Center in Rocky Ford to discuss their ideas to boost agriculture in the state, the importance of agr...

Bennet Urges Resolution to Olympics Revenue Sharing Issues

Impasse Could Delay Progress on Possible Denver Bid

Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, co-chair of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, today urged the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to work with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reach an agreement on revenue sharing issues that could delay or prevent a bid from Denver and other U...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a congressional delegation trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan between August 23 and August 30 to press government officials in the region to implement a strategy to restrict the flow of ingredients used to make roadside bombs, the biggest killer of U.S. troops in Afghanis...

Bennet, Udall, Hickenlooper Send President Report on Job Creation Developed by Colorado Innovators, Business Leaders

Policy Recommendations and Action Items Developed in Colorado can Inform President's Jobs Plan

Denver, CO – As the Obama administration finalizes its jobs plan, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, along with Governor John Hickenlooper, today sent the president a report on innovation and job creation prepared earlier this year by Colorado leaders representing businesses and academia. The report was pre...

FCC Report on In-State TV Broadcast Includes Potential Solutions, Feedback from Coloradans

In January, Bennet Asked La Plata and Montezuma County Residents to Submit Comments Ahead of FCC Report

Denver, CO – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today submitted a report to Congress regarding in-state television broadcasts, a longstanding problem for Four Corners residents’ who lack of access to Denver TV. The report outlines the potential alternatives to designated market areas (DMAs) for defining local...

Saturday: Bennet to Hold Colorado Conversation in Alamosa

Conversation is Part of a Series of Discussions with Coloradans Across the State

Alamosa, CO – Saturday, September 3, at 10 AM MT Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will hold a Colorado Conversation in Alamosa to discuss issues important to Coloradans. The event is part of a series of discussions with Coloradans that Bennet has been holding across the state. Seating is limited. Members of the public m...