Chimney Rock National Monument Bill Takes First Step

Bill would Provide Much-needed Protection and Much-deserved Recognition

Washington, DC – A Senate subcommittee held a hearing today on Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s bill to establish Chimney Rock Archeological Area as a National Monument. Bennet submitted testimony in support of his bill to the National Parks Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, wh...

Bennet: DREAM Act Bueno para la Economia, las Fuerzas Armadas, Contribuyentes de Impuestos Americans

DREAM Act Introducido Hoy"”Proyecto de ley Bipartidista Ayudará a Estudiantes Inmigrantes Obtener Ruta a Estatus Legal

Washington, DC—Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet y otros 32 senadores hoy introdujeron el Acto de Desarrollo, Alivio y Educación para Menores Extranjeros, o el DREAM Act, un proyecto de ley definido estrictamente que le daría a los estudiantes indocumentados una oportunidad de ganar el estatus legal si vi...

Bennet: DREAM Act Good for Economy, Armed Forces, American Taxpayers

Introduces DREAM Act Today - Bill Will Help Immigrant Students Earn Path to Legal Status

**En Español Debajo Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 32 other Senators today introduced the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, a narrowly tailored bill to give undocumented students a chance to earn legal status if they came here as children, are long-term U.S. r...
**En Español Debajo Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on President Obama’s speech in Texas on the need to pass comprehensive immigration reform: “Politics and needless partisanship have stood in the way of comprehensive immigration reform for far too ...
Washington, DC – Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet hizo la siguiente declaración sobre el discurso del Presidente Obama en Texas sobre la necesidad de aprobar una reforma completa al sistema de inmigración: “La política y el partidismo innecesario se han interpuesto en el camino a la reforma ...

Bennet Seeks Information on Potential Effects of Tainted Wipe Recall on Colorado Veterans

Recently Recalled Medical Wipes Found in 38 VA Facilities Across Country

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is pushing for more information on a recent recall of medical products that may have affected veterans seeking treatment at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical facilities. In a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health Robert Petzel, B...

Bennet, Udall Honor Colorado WWII Veterans during Visit to Memorial

Western Slope Honor Flight Brings 100 Veterans to Washington

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today met with about 100 Colorado veterans from the Western Slope Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. “It was great to meet with so many Colorado veterans who bravely served during World War II,” said Bennet. “I...

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor Back Boulder Bid for National Solar Observatory

Cost-Effectiveness, Strength of State's Universities, Proximity to Scientific and Aerospace Industries Among Benefits Cited in Letter

The entire Colorado Congressional Delegation and Governor John Hickenlooper joined together today to encourage the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) to move its National Solar Observatory (NSO) Headquarters to the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. The research facility would enhance understanding of the sun as an astronomical object, solar phenomena, and the emerging potential for solar energy and other types of sun-related advancements, which can translate into good-paying Colorado jobs and a better life for all Coloradans. Boulder is one of two finalists under consideration for the headquarters.

Bennet Asks Key Administration Counterterrorism Nominees How Bin Laden's Death Will Affect Future Terrorist Financing

Also Looks Into How Terrorist Network Overlap Complicates Efforts to Prevent Flow of Funding

Washington, DC – Just days after American Forces launched a targeted assault that killed Osama Bin Laden, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet asked nominees for key counterterrorism posts in the Obama Administration how Bin Laden’s death would affect the flow of financing to terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and how terro...