Bennet Accepts 'Best of Congress' Award for Support of Working Parents

Bipartisan Group of 30 Lawmakers Honored by Corporate Voices for Working Families and Working Mother Media

Corporate Voices for Working Families and Working Mother Media today announced Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is being recognized for demonstrating leadership on efforts to improve the quality of life for working parents. The organizations paid tribute to a bipartisan group of 30 members of Congress for their advocacy. &ldq...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after learning of the tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado early this morning. “This was a horrible, senseless and abhorrent act. My family and I are shocked and deeply saddened this morning and our hearts are with the victims and their...

Colorado Delegation Asks FEMA to Extend Additional Support to Fire Victims

Letter Requests Aid for Housing, Individual Assistance

The entire Colorado Congressional delegation today asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand the major Presidential disaster declaration to include housing support, small business disaster loans, and other individual assistance for victims of the Colorado wildfires in El Paso and Larimer Counties. The letter to...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the Administration’s announcement that it plans to create a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers Corps. “We need to train the next generation of engineers and scientists – but we also need to train the next generati...

Bennet Introduces Bill to Preserve Hermosa Creek Watershed

Bill Would Protect More Than 100,000 Acres in San Juan National Forest, Designate 38,000 acres of new Wilderness

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bill to protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed, an area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango. The bill would establish a long-term management plan for the land based on recommendations from the Hermosa Creek River Protection Workgroup, which...

Boulder Bioscience Leader Takes Job Creation Ideas to Washington

Bennet Invites Clovis Oncology CEO Dr. Patrick Mahaffy to Steering Committee Meeting on Jobs

Dr. Patrick Mahaffy, President and CEO of Clovis Oncology in Boulder, joined Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today at a meeting of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee on job creation. Bennet invited Dr. Mahaffy as part of his efforts to bring Colorado leaders to Washington to share their ideas and commonsense soluti...

Bennet, Task Force Push for Disclosure in Campaign Finance

Senate debate on DISCLOSE Act expected to last past midnight

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will join members of the Citizens United Task Force on the Senate floor tonight to urge passage of the DISCLOSE Act, which would create greater transparency in elections through new disclosure rules. A vote to end debate on the bill is expected to be filibustered this evening by a minority of Se...