(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) introduced a bill that could save taxpayers over $11 million annually by requiring employers who are filing W-2 forms with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to submit their employee W-2 forms electronically. In many spheres&md...

Colorado Electeds, University Leaders Band Together to Bring GE Solar Manufacturing Facility, 400 Jobs to Colorado

Cite State's Leadership in Clean Energy Development in Effort to Bring Largest Solar Panel Factory in Nation to Colorado

Washington, DC – The entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor John Hickenlooper, and leaders of Colorado’s public research institutions banded together today to encourage General Electric (GE) to locate a new solar panel manufacturing facility in the state that has the potential to create over 400 good-paying ...

Bennet: All Americans Deserve Pay That Reflects Their Hard Work

Equal Pay Day Marks How Far Into a Year a Woman Must Work, On Average, to Earn as Much as a Man Earned the Previous Year

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet made the following statement on Equal Pay Day, which represents how far into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned the previous year. For example, on average, a woman would have had to work from January 1, 2010 until April 12, 2011, for he...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet made the following statement on President Obama’s speech today on reducing the debt and deficit: “Last month, 64 Senators signed a letter to the President highlighting the need for a comprehensive deficit reduction plan that includes discretionary spending re...

Bennet Introduces Bill to Prepare, Support Principals to Help Turn Around Lowest Performing Schools

Lead Act Will Provide Training and Continued Support for Nation's Best Principals to Transform our Lowest Performing Schools

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today introduced a bill to help prepare principals to lead transformations to turnaround our lowest performing schools. The Lead Act would create opportunities, including a School Leadership Academy and local School Lead...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today hosted a forum in Denver with Presidential Fiscal Commission Co-Chairman Senator Alan Simpson (R) to discuss our nation’s fiscal condition and potential solutions to the problem. While Senators Bennet and Udall had to remain in Washington as ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today congratulated the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) on it selection to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Sustainable Communities Building Blocks program. The council will receive technical assistance during a day-long ...
Por Michael Bennet Hay 100 miembros en el Senado de Estados Unidos, y ellos y sus escritorios caben en una relativamente pequeña sala donde de vez en cuando se realiza la historia. Imagine, como lo he hecho yo en ocasiones, que la cámara es un salón en una escuela y los 100 senadores son niños de ...