Denver, CO"”Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement in observance of Veterans Day: "On Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women who have worn our country's uniform and say 'thank you' for their service, their sacrifice and everything they have done to keep America safe. We also rea...
Denver, CO –U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter are calling on President Obama to maintain the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) Program to ensure that the program remains on track while Congress completes the budget for Fiscal Year 2011. “This program is the cornerstone of our nation&...

Bennet Joins Push to Ensure Troops in Iraq Get Benefits They Have Earned

Signs onto Package of Bills to Support Our Veterans

Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced he is cosponsoring a bill to ensure that troops serving in Iraq receive the same veterans benefits as those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom before the official end of combat operations. The bill is one piece of a package of bills to support our vet...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today following Senator Mark Udall’s (D-CO) introduction of a bill to reform the filibuster. “The U.S. Senate has been mired in gridlock and partisan games for far too long. We’ve been prevented from moving forwar...

Bennet Votes Against Adjournment, Highlights Need to Extend Tax Cuts

Calls for Senate to Extend Tax Cuts, Move on Estate Tax, Pass Defense Authorization

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on his vote against adjournment and the need for the Senate to act on key economic and national security issues. “I voted against adjournment of the Senate because we have unfinished business. The Senate should be more concern...

Bennet: Eight Tax Cuts Effective Today for Colorado Small Businesses

President Signs Bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act, which was signed into law by the President today, making eight new pro-business tax cuts effective immediately. “At a time when small businesses across Colorado need all the support t...

Bennet Calls on Senate to Move on Bill to Promote Energy Efficiency, Create Jobs in Rural Colorado

With Little Time Remaining in Current Session, Bennet Leads Bipartisan Letter Calling on Senate Leadership to Act

Washington, DC – With little legislative time left in the current Senate session, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, is calling on the Senate to take up and pass a bipartisan bill that promotes energy efficiency and will creates jobs in Colorado’s rural communities. The Rural Energy Savings Program Act will s...