Bennet: Failure to Disclose Benefit Options for Veterans' Survivors Is Abuse of Trust

In July, Bennet Had Requested VA Take Action Against Insurance Companies Profiting from Benefits Owed to Families

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and a member of the Senate Military Family Caucus, released the following statement after recent news reports of a Department of Veterans Affairs’ agreement with Prudential Financial Inc., allowing Prudential to create retained asset accounts instead of providin...

Bennet Aplaude el í?xito del Programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano en Colorado

Campaña para Eliminar el Hambre en la Niñez Ofreció Comidas a Más Niños en Colorado que Nunca

Washington, DC--Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, hizó la siguiente declaración sobre el anuncio esta mañana que más niños que nunca en Colorado comieron comidas este verano a través del programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano en Colorado. “En un mom...

Bennet Support for Farmers, Ranchers and Rural Communities Recognized by National Farmers Union

Receives 2010 Golden Triangle Award from National Famers Union

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement upon receipt of a 2010 Golden Triangle Award from the National Farmers Union, the organization’s highest legislative honor, for demonstrating leadership on issues relevant to America’s family farmers, ranchers, fishermen a...

Bennet: Small Business Jobs Bill Will Create Jobs, Expand Lending for Colorado Small Business and Entrepreneurs

After Months of Delay, Bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act Clears Key Hurdle

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted to move the bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act forward. The bill will help Colorado’s small businesses and entrepreneurs access the credit they need to start up, create new jobs and keep our economy on the road to recovery. The bill overcame a key...

Colorado Lawmakers Annouce $100 Million Grant for Rural Broadband in Colorado

Members urged support for Colorado program to create jobs, boost economic development

WASHINGTON—Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation today joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in announcing more than $100 million in grant funding for the Longmont-based Centennial Board of Cooperative Education Services through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This $100.6 million grant, with a...
Denver, CO -- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on America: "Today, we honor the Coloradans and Americans who lost their lives in an unthinkable act of terrorism. While we remember the horror our nation faced nine years ago today...

Bennet Congratulates Colorado Schools Leading the Way on Education, Closing Achievement Gap

Six Colorado Schools Awarded 2010 Blue Ribbons From U.S. Department of Education

Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded six Colorado schools for being designated 2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools for high achievement and closing achievement gaps by the U.S. Department of Education. “Congratulations to Colorado’s National Blue Ribbon Schools, which are making ...
Denver, CO – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement on President Obama’s recently announced economic stimulus proposals. “I will not support additional spending in a second stimulus package. Any new transportation initiatives can be funded through the Recovery Act, whi...

Udall, Bennet: VA Hospital in Aurora Moves Closer to Completion

New Medical Center Will Provide Care for Thousands of Veterans in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West

Denver, CO – Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, welcomed news today that the new, $800 million VA Medical Center at the medical campus in Aurora is moving forward with the Department of Veterans Affairs selection of a contractor for the project. “Today’s news is a big milestone for the ve...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the Four Mile Canyon wildfire in Boulder County. Colorado received a fire management assistance grant from FEMA to manage and control the fire which threatens hundreds of homes and buildings. “Our primary concern at this p...