Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined 40 of his colleagues in calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran to immediately pass the emergency supplemental funding request of $1.9 billion for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus outbreak.

Bennet Statement on Oral Arguments in DAPA & DACA+ Supreme Court Case

Bennet Signed Amicus Brief in Support of DAPA and DACA+

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on today's oral arguments at the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Texas - the legal case that currently blocks implementation of the President's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs.

Bennet Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

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

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today marked Equal Pay Day by calling on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to help close the pay gap between women and men working the same jobs.

Bennet Statement on Wind Industry Annual Report

Colorado Ranked 5th in Nation for Wind Power Capacity Additions

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the 2015 annual report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

Bennet, Gardner, Tipton, Hickenlooper Urge EPA to Proceed Thoughtfully with Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund Work

Call on EPA to address remaining concerns of local communities. Urge agency to operate water treatment plant at full capacity, move claims and reimbursement process forward quickly

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Congressman Scott Tipton sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, along with Governor John Hickenlooper, urging the agency to implement the Superfund designation in a way that works for local communities.

Bennet Pushing Changes to Ensure Young Children Can Sit with Their Parents on Airplanes and Provide Accommodations for Pregnant Women

Would also ensure TSA cannot separate children from their parents during screening process

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has introduced an amendment to ensure young children can sit with their parents on flights and won't be separated from their parents by TSA during security screening, and to provide accommodations for pregnant women traveling through our nation's airports.