Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today congratulated the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) on it selection to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Sustainable Communities Building Blocks program. The council will receive technical assistance during a day-long ...

Bennet Votes to Protect Clean Air Act, Signs on to Bill Calling for National RES

Clean Air Act Amendments Would've Weakened Landmark Law, Jeopardized Public Health

Washington, DC –Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted against weakening the Clean Air Act, undermining fuel efficiency standards, and hurting Colorado clean energy companies. Today Bennet also cosponsored a 25x25 Renewable Energy Standard bill to replicate Colorado’s highly touted clean energy model across th...
Por Michael Bennet Hay 100 miembros en el Senado de Estados Unidos, y ellos y sus escritorios caben en una relativamente pequeña sala donde de vez en cuando se realiza la historia. Imagine, como lo he hecho yo en ocasiones, que la cámara es un salón en una escuela y los 100 senadores son niños de ...

Bennet Votes to Support Tax Relief for Small Businesses

Bipartisan Majority Gives Final Approval to Bill Eliminating 1099 Provision

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate voted to eliminate the 1099 provision from health care reform. The measure passed by a vote of 87-12, with Bennet voting for the measure: "Small businesses are the key to creating new jobs an...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Greeley. The anniversary takes place tomorrow, April 6: “Since its founding, Greeley has grown to become a leader in energy, education, health care and technology, while s...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to reports that U.S. Marshals were sent to the Triad Group’s plant in Hartland, Wisconsin. Last week, Bennet and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director Dr. Margaret Hamburg...

Bennet Pushes for Greater Safety Oversight of Medical Products to Protect Coloradans

Call Comes on the Heels of Recall of Millions of Triad Group Medical Products

Washington, DC – In light of the recent recall of millions of Triad Group medical products due to contamination and sterilization problems in the manufacturing process, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today called for better oversight by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of medical product ...

Bennet, Cochran Make Bipartisan Push to Close 'Comparability Loophole,' Improve Education Funding Equity

Bill Would Close Long-Standing Loophole that Results in Low-Income Schools Subsidizing High-Income Schools

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bipartisan bill with Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) to close a long-standing loophole in federal law that often results in low-income schools subsidizing their more affluent counterparts. The loophole also often means that Title I funds do not always meet ...
Washington, DC—Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet hizo la siguiente declaración sobre el cumpleaños del activista de derechos civiles César Chávez. Hubiera cumplido 84 años hoy. "Casi medio siglo desde que dirigió la lucha en nombre de trabajadores campesinos Latinos para salarios j...
En Español Debajo Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the birthday of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. He would have been 84 today. “Almost half a century since he led the charge on behalf of Latino farm workers for fair wages and safe working condition...