Bennet Support for Farmers, Ranchers and Rural Communities Recognized by National Farmers Union

Receives 2010 Golden Triangle Award from National Famers Union

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement upon receipt of a 2010 Golden Triangle Award from the National Farmers Union, the organization’s highest legislative honor, for demonstrating leadership on issues relevant to America’s family farmers, ranchers, fishermen a...

Colorado Lawmakers Annouce $100 Million Grant for Rural Broadband in Colorado

Members urged support for Colorado program to create jobs, boost economic development

WASHINGTON—Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation today joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in announcing more than $100 million in grant funding for the Longmont-based Centennial Board of Cooperative Education Services through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This $100.6 million grant, with a...
Denver, CO -- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on America: "Today, we honor the Coloradans and Americans who lost their lives in an unthinkable act of terrorism. While we remember the horror our nation faced nine years ago today...

Bennet Congratulates Colorado Schools Leading the Way on Education, Closing Achievement Gap

Six Colorado Schools Awarded 2010 Blue Ribbons From U.S. Department of Education

Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded six Colorado schools for being designated 2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools for high achievement and closing achievement gaps by the U.S. Department of Education. “Congratulations to Colorado’s National Blue Ribbon Schools, which are making ...
Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement on President Obama’s recently announced economic stimulus proposals. “I will not support additional spending in a second stimulus package. Any new transportation initiatives can be funded through the Recovery Act, whi...

Udall, Bennet: VA Hospital in Aurora Moves Closer to Completion

New Medical Center Will Provide Care for Thousands of Veterans in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West

Denver, CO – Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, welcomed news today that the new, $800 million VA Medical Center at the medical campus in Aurora is moving forward with the Department of Veterans Affairs selection of a contractor for the project. “Today’s news is a big milestone for the ve...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the Four Mile Canyon wildfire in Boulder County. Colorado received a fire management assistance grant from FEMA to manage and control the fire which threatens hundreds of homes and buildings. “Our primary concern at this p...
Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement applauding the establishment of Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. Today is the 90th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. &ldqu...

In Wake of Massive Egg Recall, Bennet Renews Push to Protect Colorado Consumers, Improve Food Safety

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

Denver, CO – With the massive recall of millions of eggs across the country raising questions about food safety, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today renewed his call for the Senate to pass bipartisan legislation to protect Colorado consumers by ensuring the food they feed their families is safe and of the highest...

Tras Retiro de Huevos, Bennet Renueva Ofensiva para Proteger a Consumidores de Colorado, Mejorar la Seguridad Alimentaria

Proyecto de Ley Bipartidista para de Seguridad Alimentaria Incluye Enmienda de Bennet para Asegurar Requisitos Justos para Agricultores Pequeños y Medianos

Denver, CO- Con el retiro masivo de millones de huevos en todo el país, preguntas han surgido acerca de la seguridad alimentaria. Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, renovó hoy su llamamiento al Senado a aprobar una ley bipartidista para proteger a los consumidores de Colorado, asegurando que ...