Bennet: Reforma al Filibustero Clave para Poner Fin a Disfunción de Washington

Bennet Testifica Antes de Comité de Reglas del Senado en Apoyo a Su Plan de Reforma al Filibustero, Suspensiones Secretas

Washington, DC: Un componente clave de Michael Bennet de su plan para reformar a Washington avanzó hoy en el Senado, como hoy Bennet testificó ante el Comité del Senado sobre Reglas y Administración en apoyo de su propuesta innovadora y de sentido común para reformar el proceso del filibustero. ...

Bennet: Ayuda para Consejeros de Vivienda Ayudara a Familias Luchado Para Permanecer en sus Casas

HUD Hace $79 Millones de Dólares en Subvenciones Disponibles a las Agencias de Vivienda

Washington, DC: Tras la llamada de Michael Bennet a los líderes de asignaciones del Senado para proporcionar mayores recursos para consejeros de vivienda que están ayudando a dueños de casa quienes están luchando para mantener sus hogares, el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) anunci&oac...

Bennet: Boost for Housing Counselors Will Help Struggling Families Stay in Their Homes

HUD Makes $79 Million in Grants Available to Housing Agencies

Washington, DC – On the heels of Michael Bennet’s call to Senate Appropriations leaders to provide increased resources for housing counselors who are helping struggling homeowners stay in their homes, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it will make $79 million available for a...

Bennet Rural Housing Loan Program Fix Passes Congress, Awaits President's Signature Into Law

Bennet's Proposal in Supplemental Bill Will Bolster Loan Program on Brink of Insolvency

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded Congressional passage of key provisions that mirror legislation he 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 ...

Bennet: Broken Washington Blocks DISCLOSE Act

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 last month, would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court’s recent disastrous ruling in Citizens Unite...

Bennet: We Must Do More to Help Kids, Keep Children Out of Poverty

New Report Finds 50 Percent Increase in Child Poverty in Colorado

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on a report that the percentage of children living in poverty in Colorado has increased by 50 percent from 2000 to 2008, compared to a 6 percent increase nationwide. “Colorado’s working families have been hit hard by a ...

Bennet, Local Energy Business: Senate Needs to Keep Moving Forward on Energy Jobs

In the Wake of the Decision to Scale Back Energy Legislation, Bennet Calls on Washington to Keep Moving Ball Down the Field

Denver, CO – Today, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, stood with a local, clean-tech company to call on the Senate to keep moving forward on energy legislation that will allow America to compete in the new energy economy and that will rid our dependence on foreign oil. “America’s greatest national resou...

Bennet Applauds $300 Million for Denver Union Station Redevelopment

Project Will Reduce Traffic Congestion, Enhance Community Livability, and Turn Lower Downtown Into Regional Transportation Hub

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, welcomed today’s announcement from Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that Denver Union Station will receive $300 million in federal funding for a redevelopment project. Bennet telephoned LaHood to express support for the funding earlier this year. The red...