Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, co-chair of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, released the following statement today regarding the announcement that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reached an agreement on revenue sharing issues that, without a resolution,...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that six Colorado small businesses were selected to receive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants of $150,000 by the Department of Energy for projects on power generation from geothermal heat, emissions reduction and increasing fuel efficiency. The grants are part of...

Bennet Introduces Bill to Address Outdated Regulations That Stifle American Satellite Exports

Bill Provides Administration with Ability to Tailor Satellite Export Controls, Prohibits Sales to Certain Countries

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bill to give the Administration the ability to tailor export restrictions on certain less sensitive satellites. The bill is based on recommendations from a joint Department of Defense and Department of State report on United States export controls in the satellite industry. ...
Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following joint statement regarding the pharmaceutical drug distribution security provisions included in the FDA user fee bill that the Senate began debating this week. This is intended to set forth aspects of a uniform, national traceability framework and allow f...

Senate Begins Debate on FDA User Fee Bill with Bennet Provisions

Includes Bennet Measures to Improve Drug Safety, Bring Breakthrough Treatments to Patients Quicker, Advance Medical Device Innovation and Avoid Critical Drug Shortages

The U.S. Senate today began debate on a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill includes several Bennet provisions aimed at improving drug safety, bringing breakthrough treatments to patients more quickly, advancing medical device innovations and preventing critical drug shortages. “T...

Bennet Applauds House Passage of Chimney Rock Legislation

Bill Would Designate Chimney Rock as a National Monument

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on the passage of the Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act in the House of Representatives. The bill, introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton, passed with broad bipartisan support. Bennet has introduced a similar version in the Senate that is cosponsor...

Bennet, Colleagues Urge Leadership to Bring 2012 Farm Bill to Senate Floor

Senators Push for Timely Consideration to Provide Certainty to Farmers, Ranchers, Rural Communities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined his colleagues in the Senate Agriculture Committee in urging Senate leadership to take up the 2012 farm bill for consideration. In a letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the senators asked for timely consideration of the bill that affects million...