Bennet Votes Against Adjournment, Highlights Need to Extend Tax Cuts

Calls for Senate to Extend Tax Cuts, Move on Estate Tax, Pass Defense Authorization

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on his vote against adjournment and the need for the Senate to act on key economic and national security issues. “I voted against adjournment of the Senate because we have unfinished business. The Senate should be more concern...

Bennet Calls on Senate to Move on Bill to Promote Energy Efficiency, Create Jobs in Rural Colorado

With Little Time Remaining in Current Session, Bennet Leads Bipartisan Letter Calling on Senate Leadership to Act

Washington, DC – With little legislative time left in the current Senate session, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, is calling on the Senate to take up and pass a bipartisan bill that promotes energy efficiency and will creates jobs in Colorado’s rural communities. The Rural Energy Savings Program Act will s...

Bennet: Eight Tax Cuts Effective Today for Colorado Small Businesses

President Signs Bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the bipartisan Small Business Jobs Act, which was signed into law by the President today, making eight new pro-business tax cuts effective immediately. “At a time when small businesses across Colorado need all the support t...

Bennet Backs Solution to Allow Scientists to Continue Lifesaving Stem Cell Research

Cosponsors Bill to Establish Guidelines for Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today cosponsored a bill that establishes guidelines for the use of federal funds for embryonic stem cell research to comply with a recent ruling by a federal court judge. The Stem Cell Research Advancement Act requires guidelines on human stem cell research and doe...

Bennet Applauds COLA Increase for Disabled Veterans

Senate Gives Final Approval, Bill Headed to the President's Desk to be Signed into Law

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded the cost-of-living adjustment for compensation payments to disabled veterans and their survivors, which passed the Senate yesterday. “Our veterans have served our country honorably, and they have our endless gratitude for their dedication and sacrif...

Bennet: Broken Washington Blocks DISCLOSE Act Again

DISCLOSE Act Would Improve Transparency in Campaign Finance and Limit Fallout from Citizens United Ruling

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement after a minority of Senators blocked consideration of the DISCLOSE Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives in June, would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court’s recent disastrous ruling in Citizens Un...

Bennet Aplaude Aumento de COLA para Veteranos Discapacitados

Senado da Aprobación Final, Proyecto de ley Espera Firma del Presidente Para Convertirse en Ley

Washington, DC: Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, aplaudió el ajuste de costo de vida (COLA) para pagos de indemnización a los veteranos discapacitados y a sus supervivientes, cual fue aprobado en el Senado ayer. "Nuestros veteranos han servido honorablemente a nuestro país, y tiene...

Udall, Bennet Join Push to Make Japanese Beef Importation Rules Fair for Colorado Beef Producers

Senators Urge President Obama to Discuss Issues of Beef Trade with Japanese Prime Minister

Washington, DC – Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today joined 20 of their Senate colleagues in urging President Obama to discuss the issue of the beef trade during his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. In a letter to President Obama, the Senators urged him to call on Japan to change i...

Udall, Bennet Se Unen a Esfuerzo a Normalizar Reglas de Importación de Carne en Japon para Productores de Carne de Colorado

Senadores Le Piden a Presidente Obama Que Hable Sobre Cuestiones de Comercio de la Carne con Primer Ministro Japonés

Washington, DC: Mark Udall y Michael Bennet, senadores para Colorado, hoy se unieron con 20 de sus colegas del Senado para exhortar a Presidente Obama que discute la cuestión del comercio de la carne durante su reunión con el primer ministro japonés Naoto Kan. En una carta al Presidente de Obama, los senadores...