Following Bennet, Udall Pressure, Federal Railroad Administration Helps Commerce City Implement Train-Noise Quiet Zone

Decision Ensures Commerce City Can Move Forward on Adams County's Fifth Quiet Zone, Maintain Public Safety at Crossings

U.S. Senators Michael Benent and Mark Udall welcomed today the Federal Railroad Administration's decision to make a sensible improvement to their train horn rules that will allow Commerce City to finalize a new quiet zone at the 96th Avenue rail crossing. Bennet and Udall pressed the agency in September 2013 to quickly consider and...

Treasury Department Clarifies Treatment of Volunteer First Responders in Health Care Law

Bennet Cosponsored Bill to Clarify Status, Allow Localities to Retain Volunteer First Responders

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed today’s news from the Treasury Department that it will issue proposed regulations along with the Internal Revenue Service that clarifies how volunteer firefighters and first responders are defined in the new health care law. The proposal will make it clear that volunteer emergency...

Bennet Welcomes Bipartisan Bill to Boost U.S. Exports, Create Jobs

Senate, House Leaders Introduce Bill to Deliver Job-Creating Trade Agreements

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the introduction of a bipartisan, bicameral bill that will establish strong rules for trade negotiations and Congressional approval of trade pacts, to deliver trade agreements that boost U.S. exports, and create American jobs. The bill was introduced today by ...

Bennet, Udall, Perlmutter Welcome Release of $110 Million from DOT for Flood Recovery Efforts

Funds Are Part of $450 Million Senators, Congressman Secured for Road and Highway Repair

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Congressman Ed Perlmutter welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation's decision today to award the Colorado Department of Transportation $110 million to repair roads and highways damaged by the recent floods. The new infusion of flood recovery money is part of the $450 million in ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the shootings this afternoon at Arapahoe High School: “Our hearts are with all the students and families of the Arapahoe High School community, as well as the brave first responders who helped secure student safety. No parent ever wants to look up at the...