Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet took time this week to celebrate the 26th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which marks the importance of sports participation in the lives of girls and women. This year’s celebration also marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX. In a statement submitted for the congressional r...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in honor of Black History Month: “Black History Month offers an opportunity to honor the contributions of African-Americans throughout our nation’s history and celebrate how far we have come in the fight for equality. Countless individuals in Colora...

Committee Passes Forceful Iran Sanctions With Menendez-Bennet Amendment to Crack Down on Iran's Nuclear Development Program

Amendment Improves Reporting Requirements on Iran's Energy Sector to Monitor Effectiveness of Sanctions

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today joined Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to pass an amendment in committee to crack down on Iran’s nuclear weapons development program. The amendment has been included in the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today announced that the first round of funding for the EAGLE commuter rail project from the U.S. Department of Transportation is on its way to Colorado. This initial grant of $80 million will help complete the EAGLE P3 commuter rail system in the greater Denver area. “Th...
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet tonight released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, in reaction to the President’s speech and the Republican response, there will be plenty of debate and spin about the vast ideological and philosophical differences betwe...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are urging Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials in Colorado to consider the input of community leaders and residents before a decision is made on the proposed Fairplay-Destiny Placer Mine in Park County. “Municipal organizations, citizens, and the Park County Board o...