Bennet: Bipartisan Senate Jobs Bill Will Cut Taxes for Small Businesses, Help Put Coloradans Back to Work

Senate Passes Fiscally-Responsible Jobs Bill, Measure Now Heads To President's

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after voting in favor of the Jobs Bill. The bipartisan legislation, which was approved by the Senate on a 68 to 29 vote, cuts taxes for small businesses that begin hiring again and makes job-creating investments in local infrastructure wit...

Bennet, Education Secretary Make Push for Transformational Change in America's Public Schools

Bennet Highlights Need for More Kids to Go to College, Obtain Skills to Compete for Jobs in the New Economy

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and former Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today made a push for transformational change in public education that will help prepare our kids to succeed in school, go on to college, and compete in the new economy. Bennet's push for reform came during a Senate Comm...

Bennet: 'Farm to School' Program An Important Part of Our Effort to Provide Kids With Safe, Healthy Food At School

Says Program Logical Part of Wider Effort to Improve Child Nutrition, Fight Child Hunger

Washington, DC- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, is supporting an initiative that enlists Colorado's local farmers in the effort to provide kids with safe and healthy food at school. The Growing Farm to School Programs Act, introduced today by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-...

Bennet statement on Banking Committee's Wall Street Reform Bill

The bill's level of strength on consumer protections will be a focus for Bennet

Washington, D.C. - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, offered the following statement regarding legislation announced today by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) that would improve regulations over financial institutions that were largely credited with abusing current regulations that nearly led to a collap...

Bennet: President's "Blueprint for Reform"? Will Help Improve Outcomes for Our Kids, Ensure Country's Competitiveness in New Economy

President's Proposed Overhaul of the Public Education System is a Major Step Forward to Prepare Our Kids For the Future

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, released the following statement after President Obama unveiled his "Blueprint for Reform" with respect to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA): "As a former school superintendent, I k...
Backs Senate Resolution Urging Japan to Expand Market Access for U.S. Beef Products Ban Currently Results in $1 Billion in Lost Exports for American Producers Washington, DC - As Colorado's beef producers struggle through the current economic downturn, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, joined Senate colleagues today in...
Washington, DC - Today, members of the Moderate Democrats Working Group joined Senator Michael Bennet in signaling their commitment to work with President Obama and the U.S. Congress to enact meaningful reform in America's public schools that will close the achievement gap and help ensure our nation's competitiveness in the global ...

In Keynote Speech, Bennet Says New Approach Needed to Support, Reward and Retain Talented Teachers in America's Public Schools

In a Speech at Center for American Progress, Bennet Emphasizes Central Role Teachers Play in Improving Student Outcomes

Washington, DC - In a keynote speech before the Center for American Progress, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and former Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, highlighted the need for a new approach to support, reward and retain talented teachers in America's public schools and stressed the important role they will...

Bennet: Bill Martí­nez Será una Gran Adición al Tribunal Federal en Colorado

Senadores de Colorado Presentan a Nominado para la Corte Distrital Antes de Audiencia con Comité de Judiciario del Senado

Washington, DC –Michael Bennet, senador de Colorado, con su colega, el Senador Mark Udall, presentó William Martínez ante el Comité Judiciario del Senado. Martínez estaba testificando ante el comité como candidato del presidente para la vacancia judicial en la Corte Distrital en Colorado. ...