Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Expansion

Includes Provision Similar to Bennet Bill to Expand Benefits to National Guardsmen and Reservists Serving Domestically

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the Senate’s approval of a bill that makes several improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill of 2008. Bennet, a cosponsor of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act, successfully fought to include a provision that expands the educational...

Bennet: Broken Washington Blocks Defense Bill, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

Bill Also Includes Resources for Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pay Raise for Military Personnel

Denver, CO –Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a minority of senators blocked the National Defense Authorization Act, which would have provided pay raises for service members, body armor to keep them safe and repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the policy banning ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senador Michael Bennet hizo la siguiente declaración urgiéndole a sus colegas en el Senado que apoyen el Acto de Desarrollo, Alivio y Educación Para Inmigrantes Menores, o el DREAM Act. Hoy, Bennet ofreció un discurso urgiéndole a Washington que pusiera a un...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to President Obama’s tax cut proposal: “I have been a strong supporter of a long-term extension of middle class tax cuts; estate tax reform that protects our small businesses, farmers and ranchers; and an extension...
Washington – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that he will offer an amendment to pay for a cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for Social Security. The Senate is expected to vote today on a motion to begin debate on the Senior Citizens Relief Act, which would provide a one-time $250 COLA to Social Security...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement urging his Senate colleagues to support the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors, or DREAM Act. Earlier today, Bennet delivered remarks urging Washington to put aside partisan politics and pass the DREAM Act without delay. ...

Bennet Pushes for Action on Nation's Fiscal Challenges

Would have supported sending recommendations to Congress in order to help drive action on deficit

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet and a group of 13 other Senators today urged the White House and bipartisan Congressional Leadership to move forward to address our nation’s urgent fiscal challenges regardless of the outcome of today’s Deficit Commission vote. “I am disappointed that the commission was un...