Bennet Urges Colorado to Take Up Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge

Competitive Grant Initiative to Bolster Economic Growth Holds Potential to Create Jobs and Foster Economic Prosperity

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is urging Coloradans to take advantage of a new initative that streamlines federal resources to boost local ideas and projects that support development and create jobs. The unprecedented $33 million President’s Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge launched by the ...

Bennet Statement on President's Federal Fleet Announcement

Colorado New Energy Economy Will Benefit from Fleet Improvements

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on today’s Presidential Memorandum requiring all new passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks purchased by federal agencies to run on alternative fuel by 2015. The requirement is designed to drive agencies toward the required 30 perc...
Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is backing a bill that would help ease veterinary shortages and support veterinary practices in underserved areas. The bipartisan Veterinary Services Investment Act, S. 1053, introduced in the Senate today, would authorize a matching grant program for qualified organizations...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the independent status of the National Labor Relations Board. “Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act to establish an independent board to determine the merits of and mediate these kinds of disputes. The NLRB should be...

BOXER, REID, BENNET JOIN 12 COLLEAGUES IN PRAISING NAVY DECISION TO NAME NEW SUPPLY SHIP AFTER Cí?SAR CHí?VEZ

Senators Thank Secretary Mabus for Honoring the Labor and Civil Rights Leader in the Tradition of Naming Ships After American Pioneers and Visionaries

**En Español Debajo Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today joined 13 of their Senate colleagues in commending Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on his decision to name a new supply ship after labor and civil rights leader César Chávez, a Navy veter...

Bennet Backs Effort to Crack Down on Black Market Drugs, Protect Colorado Consumers

Thefts of Medical Product Cargo and Pharmacy Robberies Have Skyrocketed by 350, According to Estimates

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today cosponsored a bipartisan bill to protect consumers from stolen medical supplies and drugs and to curb the accessibility of addictive prescription drugs. The Strengthening and Focusing Enforcement to Deter Organized Stealing and Enhanced Safety Act, or the SAFE DOSES ...
Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that he has joined a push to elevate the voice of rural schools in Colorado and across the country to ensure their unique needs and challenges are addressed. The Office of Rural Education Policy Act, which Bennet is co-sponsoring, would require the U.S. Dep...

Bennet: Baca County Producers Eligible for USDA Emergency Loans

Baca Among Counties in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma Designated Natural Disaster Areas

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Baca County are eligible for natural disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s designation yesterday of five Colorado counties, including B...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, announced today that he has been named to the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy by Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. This announcement comes on the heels of a ...