Bennet Applauds $300 Million for Denver Union Station Redevelopment

Project Will Reduce Traffic Congestion, Enhance Community Livability, and Turn Lower Downtown Into Regional Transportation Hub

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, welcomed today’s announcement from Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that Denver Union Station will receive $300 million in federal funding for a redevelopment project. Bennet telephoned LaHood to express support for the funding earlier this year. The red...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement regarding a report released today that named several financial companies that made questionable payouts totaling $1.58 billion immediately after accepting billions of dollars of taxpayer aid. “I, like most Coloradans, have no ...

Bennet Backs Bill to End Veterinarian Shortfall in Rural Areas

Fifteen Colorado Counties Currently Do Not Have Food Animal Veterinarians, Eight Only Have One

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, has joined a bipartisan push to address the shortfall of veterinarians in underserved rural communities across Colorado and the country. The bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act, which Bennet is cosponsoring, would bolster the nation&...

Bennet: New Appeals Process Will Help Coloradans Fighting Health Insurers to Keep Coverage

Move Comes On Heels of Bennet Letter Spotlighting Case of La Rosa Carrington, Who Was Threatened Denial of Coverage Over One Penny

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, welcomed today’s announcement of new rules and funding that will allow Coloradans to appeal decisions made by their health plans or insurance companies. The announcement comes on the heels of a letter Bennet sent to the Administration after reports that a Colo...

Bennet Bill Designating Chimney Rock as National Monument Clears Key Committee Hurdle

Bill to Provide Much-needed Protection and Much-deserved Recognition for Chimney Rock Headed to Senate Floor

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the Chimney Rocky National Monument Act of 2010 with bipartisan support. The, legislation, which he and Congressman John Salazar authored, would establish Chimney Rock ...

Bennet: After Weeks of Partisan Delay, Senate Finally Delivers for Struggling Coloradans

Senate Approves Extension of Unemployment Benefits for Jobless Coloradans

Washington, D.C. –Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado released the following statement after the Senate voted to approve a long-term extension of unemployment benefits: “For weeks, a minority of Senators put up partisan roadblocks to deny over 36,000 jobless Coloradans the help they need to get by in this savage...