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...

Harkin, Bennet Applaud Dingell Drug Safety Bill

House Companion to Bennet Bill will Improve Safety of Drugs for American Families

Washington, DC – Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today praised the introduction of U.S. Rep. John Dingell’s bill to protect consumers and American families by improving the safety and quality of pharmaceutical drugs. “Americans ...

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Expansion

Includes Provision Similar to Bennet Bill to Expand Benefits to National Guardsmen and Reservists Serving Domestically

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the Senate’s approval of a bill that makes several improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill of 2008. Bennet, a cosponsor of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act, successfully fought to include a provision that expands the educational...

Bennet: Broken Washington Blocks Defense Bill, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

Bill Also Includes Resources for Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pay Raise for Military Personnel

Denver, CO –Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a minority of senators blocked the National Defense Authorization Act, which would have provided pay raises for service members, body armor to keep them safe and repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the policy banning ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senador Michael Bennet hizo la siguiente declaración urgiéndole a sus colegas en el Senado que apoyen el Acto de Desarrollo, Alivio y Educación Para Inmigrantes Menores, o el DREAM Act. Hoy, Bennet ofreció un discurso urgiéndole a Washington que pusiera a un...