Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on Senate passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. “When America was attacked on September 11, 2001, heroic first responders risked their lives by running into burning buildings and wading through smoldering wr...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement applauding Senate ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, also known as New START. “For more than a year, our inspectors have been shut out of Russia’s nuclear facilities,” said Bennet. “By...

Martinez Vote Finally Set: Bennet Urges Colleagues to Confirm Martinez

After Months of Delay Senate Set to Vote Today on Confirmation of William Martinez as U.S. District Court Judge

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet took to the floor of the Senate today to urge his colleagues to approve the nomination of William Martinez for U.S. District Court in Colorado. The vote comes after months of delays in action on judicial appointments. In July, Bennet and U.S. Sen. Mark Udall wrote a letter...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after final approval in Congress of a bill he has co-sponsored to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ The bill will now be sent to the President to be signed into law. “It it past time to repeal &lsqu...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement urging his colleagues to support the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors, or DREAM Act. “Washington needs to stop playing politics with our broken immigration system and start working together to solve a proble...
Washington, DC – Bennet released the following statement on a series of public land bills stalled in Congress that includes San Juan Wilderness, Chimney Rock and several other key measures for Colorado. “The Senate has stalled long enough. It is past time to move forward on a public lands package that includes long-a...