Bennet Signs on to Bill to Prevent Dangerous Dispersants

While It Took More Than 100 Days to Come This Close to Stopping Leak, Congress Has Still Not Acted on Important Measures

Washington, DC – As the cement cap for the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico near completion, more than 100 days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has signed on to an effort to require better testing, approval and disclosure of the health effects of dispersants used in response...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded the Senate’s passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 to reduce childhood hunger, promote health through improved nutritional quality, reduce childhood obesity and improve program efficiency. The bipartisan, fiscally responsible bill, whic...

Expansión de los Beneficios de Ley para Soldados Obtiene Aprobación en Comité

Proyecto de ley Parecido a Propuesta de Bennet Avanza

Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, aplaudió hoy la aprobación por la parte del Comité de Asuntos de Veteranos en el Senado de una expansión de los beneficios de educación para los miembros de la Guardia Nacional que fue apoyada por Bennet. El comité aprobó e...

Expansion of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Get Committee Approval

Bill Similar to Bennet Proposal Advances

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee’s passage of an expansion of education benefits for National Guard members advocated for by Bennet. The committee approved the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act, which includes language similar to provisi...

Bennet, Alexander, Franken, Burr Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Student Achievement with Early Intervention

Bill Would Support Proven Programs that Address Academic, Disciplinary Problems Early and Reduce Over-Identification of Students with Disabilities

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) today introduced a bill to improve student academic achievement, reduce over-identification of children with disabilities and reduce disciplinary problems in schools by intervening early. The Ach...