Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today unveiled a bipartisan plan that will extend the life of two initiatives that direct resources to Colorado counties to support local schools, county maintenance programs, forest management and other critical programs. The proposal would fully fund the Payment in ...

Bennet: Sedgwick County Producers Eligible for USDA Emergency Loans

Sedgwick Among Counties in Colorado Designated Natural Disaster Areas

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Sedgwick County are eligible for natural disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s recent designation of several Nebraska and Colorado coun...

Bennet: Bipartisan NCLB Fix an Encouraging First Step

Bennet Provisions Would Support Teachers and Principals, Drive Innovation and End Inequality to Help Ensure Our Kids Receive a 21st Century Education

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today said that the bipartisan bill to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is an encouraging first step and that he hopes Congress will ultimately pass a bill to help ensure all of our kids receive a quality education. “If there was a rally tomorrow to keep No Child L...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to a new Washington Post-ABC poll finding Congress’ approval ratings stand at a dismal 14 percent, a new low in more than two decades of Washington Post-ABC polling: “There’s a reason Congress’ approv...

Bennet Applauds FDA Commitment to Modernize, Foster Innovation, Drive Global Economy

Report Comes on Heels of Bennet Letter to Commissioner Hamburg Calling for Regulatory Reform that Promotes Innovation, Competition

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the release of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new report “Driving Biomedical Innovation: Initiatives to Improve Products for Patients,” which outlines initial efforts the FDA is undertaking to modernize its regulations and foster ...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Bennet recently cosponsored a Senate Resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month which lasts from September 15, 2011, through October 15, 2011. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates this country&r...

Education Department to Enact Bennet Proposals as part of Reforms to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs

Bennet: We Need to Better Prepare, Support Great Teachers to Improve the Odds for Our Kids

Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the newly unveiled steps the U.S. Department of Education will take to reform and improve America’s teacher preparation programs, aimed at better preparing educators for classroom success. Key elements of Bennet’s Presidential Teacher Corps Proposal...

Bennet Applauds Selection of CU-Boulder for National Solar Observatory Headquarters

Bennet Organized Letter Signed by Entire Delegation, Governor in Support of Boulder Bid

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy’s (AURA) decision to locate its new National Solar Observatory (NSO) Headquarters at the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. “Our people, our fine rese...
Denver, CO - Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announced today that he has named Monisha Merchant as Senior Advisor for Business Affairs in his Senate office. A Colorado native, Merchant formerly served as senior director of product management at Level 3 Communications and as a University of Colorado Regent for the 7th Congression...