Washington, D.C. – After working for months to protect a key Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lab in Fort Collins from drastic budget cuts that would have put nearly 100 jobs in peril, U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today applauded the announcement that the Senate Appropriations Committee has included a request mad...

Bennet-Backed Proposal to Increase Transparency, Accountability of Earmark Process Clears Key Committee Hurdle

Would Make Washington More Accountable to American People by Shedding Light on Federal Funding for Projects

Washington, DC – A bill cosponsored by Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator from Colorado, to increase transparency and accountability in the earmark process cleared a key committee hurdle this week, as the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs voted 11 to 5 to move the Earmark Transparency Act of 2010 to the f...

Bennet Rural Housing Loan Program Fix Passes Congress, Awaits President's Signature Into Law

Bennet's Proposal in Supplemental Bill Will Bolster Loan Program on Brink of Insolvency

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded Congressional passage of key provisions that mirror legislation he introduced to bolster Rural Housing Service loan programs on the brink of insolvency. Bennet's legislation would extend the life of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development's ...

Bennet: Filibuster Reform Key to Ending Needless Washington Dysfunction

Bennet Testifies Before Senate Rules Committee In Support of His Plan to Reform Filibuster, End Secret Holds

Washington, DC – A key component of Michael Bennet’s sweeping Plan for Washington Reform made headway today in the Senate, as he today testified before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration in support of his innovative and common-sense proposal to reform the filibuster process. At today’s hearing, Be...

Bennet: Reforma al Filibustero Clave para Poner Fin a Disfunción de Washington

Bennet Testifica Antes de Comité de Reglas del Senado en Apoyo a Su Plan de Reforma al Filibustero, Suspensiones Secretas

Washington, DC: Un componente clave de Michael Bennet de su plan para reformar a Washington avanzó hoy en el Senado, como hoy Bennet testificó ante el Comité del Senado sobre Reglas y Administración en apoyo de su propuesta innovadora y de sentido común para reformar el proceso del filibustero. ...

Bennet: Ayuda para Consejeros de Vivienda Ayudara a Familias Luchado Para Permanecer en sus Casas

HUD Hace $79 Millones de Dólares en Subvenciones Disponibles a las Agencias de Vivienda

Washington, DC: Tras la llamada de Michael Bennet a los líderes de asignaciones del Senado para proporcionar mayores recursos para consejeros de vivienda que están ayudando a dueños de casa quienes están luchando para mantener sus hogares, el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) anunci&oac...

Bennet: Boost for Housing Counselors Will Help Struggling Families Stay in Their Homes

HUD Makes $79 Million in Grants Available to Housing Agencies

Washington, DC – On the heels of Michael Bennet’s call to Senate Appropriations leaders to provide increased resources for housing counselors who are helping struggling homeowners stay in their homes, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it will make $79 million available for a...

Bennet: Broken Washington Blocks DISCLOSE Act

DISCLOSE Act Would Improve Transparency in Campaign Finance and Limit Fallout from Citizens United Ruling

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement after a minority of Senators blocked consideration of the DISCLOSE Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives last month, would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court’s recent disastrous ruling in Citizens Unite...