Bennet Pushes for Passage of Child Nutrition Legislation

Bennet and Colleagues Pen Letter to Leadership Advocating Action on Overdue Senate Bill

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, joined a bipartisan group of 53 Senators in sending a letter to Senate leadership urging that the Senate take up and pass landmark child nutrition legislation. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 will reduce childhood hunger, promote health through improved nu...

Senate Passes Bennet Rural Housing Loan Program Provision to Help Families Access Credit

Rural Housing Service Program Currently on Brink of Insolvency

Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate today passed key provisions that mirror legislation Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, introduced to bolster Rural Housing Service loan programs on the brink of insolvency. Bennet's legislation would extend the life of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development's loan guara...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the announcement of changes to Facebook’s privacy policy: “OMG! FB changed its privacy policy! I continue to believe in offering an opt-in policy for information sharing rather than an opt-out policy, but I’m gl...

Bennet Applauds President's Signature on Bill to Confront Rebel Group in Africa

Bennet: We Need to Do More to End the Ongoing Bloodshed in Central Africa

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement applauding President Obama’s signing of a bill into law that requires a U.S. strategy to confront the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) while protecting civilians. Bennet is a cosponsor of the bipartisan bill. “It&rsq...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement following his meeting with Elena Kagan, President Obama's nominee to serve on the United States Supreme Court: "I was impressed with Solicitor General Kagan’s intellect, demeanor and accomplished résumé. Ms. K...
Denver, CO — Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, has created an online resources page on his website for Colorado homeowners facing foreclosure. “Help for Homeowners” provides links to federal and state agencies that can provide assistance to individuals and families struggling with their mortgage payments....

House Panel Approves DISCLOSE Act, Bennet Urges Senate to Follow Suit

DISCLOSE Act Would Limit Fallout from Citizens United Ruling which Unleashed Unlimited Spending by Special Interests on Our Elections

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement regarding the House Administration Committee’s passage of the DISCLOSE Act, a bill he has cosponsored in the Senate that would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Citizens United v. FEC: “It’...

Udall, Bennet Announce $17.4 Million Grant to Help Colorado Schools Boost Student Achievement

Competitive Grant will Fund System to Track Student Progress, Help Match Students with the Right Teacher, While Protecting Privacy

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced that Colorado has been awarded a $17.4 million grant to help schools do a better job than ever before at tracking student progress and helping determine the best educational opportunities to ensure every child can succeed. The state longitud...