Bennet Bill Would Eliminate Dependence on Foreign Oil by 2030, Create Sustained, National Focus on Energy Independence

Introduces Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act with Carper, Tom Udall, Merkley

Washington, D.C. – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, along with Senate colleagues Tom Carper (D-Del.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), introduced a bill to achieve American oil independence, strengthen national security and create jobs. The Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act will set into law ...
Washington, D.C. – Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, junto con sus colegas del Senado Tom Carper (D -Delaware), Tom Udall (D-monumento nacional) y Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), presentó un proyecto de ley para lograr la independencia petrolera, reforzar la seguridad nacional y crear puestos de trab...

Bennet: Main Street Wins With Landmark Wall Street Reform

Bennet Applauds Final Passage of Wall Street Reform

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded Senate passage of historic legislation that lays out new rules for Wall Street, cracks down on big bank abuses, improves accountability and transparency in the financial sector, ends taxpayer-funded bailouts and protects consumers. The Wall Street Re...

Bennet: We Must Deliver for Main Street, Pass Wall Street Reform

Bennet Calls for Passage of Legislation to Crack Down on Big Bank Abuses

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today urged the Senate to pass historic legislation that lays out new rules for Wall Street, cracks down on big bank abuses, improves accountability and transparency in the financial sector, ends taxpayer-funded bailouts and protects consumers. “It’s lo...

Udall, Bennet Urge Obama Administration to Renew Payments to Support Rural Counties

Lawmakers Continue Push to Bolster Schools, Economies in Colorado's Rural Counties

Washington, D.C. – Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, Colorado’s U.S. Senators, today joined a bipartisan effort to maintain the “contract” between rural America and the federal government. Udall and Bennet are among 29 U.S. senators from both parties who are urging the Obama Administration to include a long-ter...

Bennet: Time is Now to Fix Washington, Deliver for American People

Bennet Pushes for Passage of Important Legislation During Month-long Work Period

Washington, DC – At the beginning of another four-week work period, following the previous work period during which the Senate failed to produce legislation on major issues like jobs and the economy, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement: “We are three days into this legislat...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced he will cosponsor a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to honor the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP). “Members of the Civil Air Patrol served honorably and protected Americans during World War II from potential enemy th...

Bennet: Denial of Health Care Due to One Penny Discrepancy Deplorable

Woman Threatened Denial of Coverage Over One Penny Prime Example of Why We Need to Stand Up Against Big Insurance Companies

Washington, DC – After reports that a Colorado Springs woman was threatened that her coverage would be dropped due to a dispute over one cent, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement calling for practices like these to end. “It is unconscionable that an insurance company or a ...
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, and Congressman John Salazar today welcomed the Department of Veterans Affairs agreement to streamline a burdensome and tangled VA process after the lawmakers sent a letter to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki urging him to make it easier for veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disord...