Bennet Continues Conversations on Improving Public Schools, Preparing Kids to Compete in Fort Collins

Meets with Students, Teachers, Parents on Visit to Harris Bilingual Immersion School

Fort Collins, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited a Fort Collins elementary school today, continuing a series of education events that will include school and classroom visits and roundtable discussion with teachers, principals, parents and superintendents in Colorado and across the country to hear local ideas o...

Senate Agrees to Rules Changes, Package Contains Bennet Proposals

Bennet Pushed Early for Reform of Filibuster on Motions to Proceed, and Introduced Proposal to End Secret Holds

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement applauding a bipartisan breakthrough that updates the Senate’s arcane rules and includes an end to secret holds and limits the use of the filibuster on motions to proceed. Bennet proposed these changes one year ago as part of his Pla...

Bennet Joins Colleagues to Stop Congressional Pay Raise

Legislation will prohibit automatic raises for members of Congress

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and 11 other Senators in introducing legislation to prevent Congress from getting an automatic pay raise each year. The legislation, which mirrors legislation that was previously introduced by Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) d...

Bennet: To Compete and Create Jobs, America Must Focus on Innovation, Education and Deficit Reduction

Bruce Randolph School in Denver Held Out as Example of Education Reform in President's Speech

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address: “The President’s emphasis on working together to fulfill the shared aspirations we have for our kids and our country was spot on. It’s the same message I ...

Abriendo el Camino para el í?xito en Nuestras Escuelas:

Bennet le pide a Residentes de Colorado que Compartan Historias de Burocracia Impidiendo el Progreso, Ideas para Crear Reformas que Sirven

Denver, CO: U.S. Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet continúa sus esfuerzos para reformar nuestro sistema de educación y pide saber directamente de residentes de Colorado sobre sus experiencias con papeleo y barreras burocráticas que obstruyen el progreso en sus escuelas y distritos escolares, así como su...

Bennet Leads Push for FCC to Deliver Denver TV to Montezuma, La Plata Counties

In Letter, Urges Commission to Work Toward Common Sense Fix in Upcoming Report

Durango, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address a longstanding problem for Four Corners residents and finally deliver Denver TV to Montezuma and La Plata Counties. In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Bennet asked the commission to use an upcoming repo...

Paving the Way for Success in Our Schools

Bennet Asks Coloradans to Share Stories of Red Tape Preventing Progress, Ideas to Create Reforms that Work

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is continuing his efforts to improve our education system and is asking to hear directly from Coloradans about their experiences with red tape and bureaucratic barriers getting in the way of progress in their schools and school districts as well as their ideas to make scho...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement today on the one-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC ruling. “This 5 to 4 ruling abandoned longstanding precedent and made a broken Washington even more dysfunctional,” Bennet said. “It drowned the voices of ord...
Denver, CO - Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announced today that he has named Jonathan Davidson as Chief of Staff of his Senate office. Davidson currently serves as Chief Counsel to U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner of Virginia. Prior to his work in Warner’s office, Davidson, a graduate of University of North Carolina-Chapel H...

Bennet Continues Conversations on Improving Public Schools in Grand Junction

Meets with Students, Teachers, Parents on Visits to Clifton Elementary, Orchard Elementary

Grand Junction, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet stopped by two Grand Junction elementary schools today, continuing a series of education events that will include school and classroom visits and roundtable discussion with teachers, principals, parents and superintendents in Colorado and across the country to hear loc...