Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement after the Pentagon officially ended the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” military policy: “Finally, the backwards-looking policy of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ has been relegated to the dust...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s deficit reduction package: “Coloradans in my town hall meetings have expressed their frustration that Washington is not leading on jobs or deficit reduction. In fact, the solution to both is ...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement today after President Obama signed the America Invents Act into law. The bill passed the Senate last week with broad bipartisan support. “The signing of this bill is great news for our country’s economy—and for Colorado, whe...

Bennet Statement on NASA Space Launch System Announcement

New, Heavy-Lift Rocket Will Carry Orion Crew Capsule Into Space Once Completed

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding an announcement made today by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden that the Agency has selected the design of a new Space Launch System (SLS). Once completed, the SLS will carry human crews beyond low Earth orbit in the Orion Multi-Pur...

Bennet Calls for Joint Committee to Seek Broad, Comprehensive Agreement

Three Dozen Senators Advocate for Comprehensive Debt Deal

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today encouraged the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to seek a comprehensive debt reduction agreement that includes discretionary spending cuts, entitlement changes and tax reform. More than one third of the Senate joined Bennet in lending their support to t...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the below statement following the President’s jobs speech delivered before a joint session of Congress: “No speech can be a catalyst for job creation, but the President presented many useful ideas. What we need now more than ever is for Democrats a...