Washington, DC – Michael Bennet released the following statement on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform’s recommendations to reduce the national debt: “Washington can no longer ignore what Coloradans already know: We need to get our deficit under control for the sake of our country and ou...

Bennet Statement on Senate Passage of Food Safety Bill

Bipartisan Bill Includes Bennet Amendment to Ensure Flexibility for Small Farmers, Small Businesses

Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on Senate passage of a bipartisan bill to protect Colorado consumers by ensuring the food they feed their families is safe and of the highest possible quality. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which includes amendments Bennet wrote and...

Bennet-Backed Food Safety Bill to Protect Colorado Consumers Clears Key Senate Hurdle

Bipartisan Bill Includes Bennet Amendment to Ensure Fair Requirements for Small and Mid-Sized Agriculture

Denver, CO – After nearly a year of delays and a number of major food recalls, a bill backed by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to protect Colorado consumers by ensuring the food they feed their families is safe and of the highest possible quality cleared a key Senate hurdle today. The Senate voted today to begin deba...

Bennet Shares Stories of Struggling Coloradans to Make Case for Foreclosure Changes

At Hearing, Bennet Presses Witnesses on Unnecessary Confusion, Difficulty of Modifying Home Loans

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today renewed his push to help Colorado families stay in their homes by pressing for more transparency and clarity and a new appeals process in foreclosures. In a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Bennet shared the stories of two Colorado families in danger of losing the...
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...