Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a tentative agreement was announced to end the current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shutdown. The shutdown affected hundreds of jobs and tens of millions of dollars of economic activity in Colorado: “While I have yet ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after his vote to avoid a first-ever default on the nation’s financial obligations: “Why Washington took so long to resolve a crisis that was entirely of its own making is puzzling to me and to the people of Colorado. No mayor...

Bennet Applauds New Guidelines to Close Gender Gap in Preventive Health Services

HHS Announcement Comes on Heels of Bennet Letter Urging Women's Preventive Health Services Be Covered

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of new guidelines to ensure women receive preventive health services at no additional cost. Announcement comes on the heels of Bennet letter urging HHS to follow the Institute of Medicine...

Bennet, Udall Push FAA Extension to Keep Colorado Airports Improvement Projects On Track, Avoid Employee Furloughs

Hold-Up on Bill Could Stall Improvement Projects at DIA, Durango Airport, Loveland-Fort Collins Airport and Pueblo Memorial Airport

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today sent a letter to Senate leadership pushing for an extension of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Authorization Bill to keep Colorado airports safe and open, avoid employee furloughs and prevent much-needed construction projects at many Colorad...

Sens. Bennet, Alexander and Reps. Eshoo, Lance Introduce Bipartisan PREEMIE Act

Bipartisan Launch to Expand Research and Intervention for Premature Births

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), together with Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ), introduced the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act, to expand research, education and intervention activities related to preterm birth. This legislation will specifically help redu...

Bennet Urges HHS to Help Close Gender Gap on Recommended Preventative Health Services

Evidence-based Recommendations Would Help Improve Women's Health, Drive Down Future Health Care Costs

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help close the gender gap on recommended preventative health services for women and men. In a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, B...

Bennet: Political Games Standing in Way of Needed Colorado Airport Improvements

Hold-Up on FAA Bill Stalls Improvement Project at Loveland-Fort Collins Airport

Washington, DC – As airport officials in Colorado are faced with possible cancellations of important capital improvement projects, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today urged Congress to stop stalling and approve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization that would allow these projects to get off the ground and...