Bennet Applauds President's Signature on Bill to Confront Rebel Group in Africa

Bennet: We Need to Do More to End the Ongoing Bloodshed in Central Africa

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement applauding President Obama’s signing of a bill into law that requires a U.S. strategy to confront the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) while protecting civilians. Bennet is a cosponsor of the bipartisan bill. “It&rsq...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement following his meeting with Elena Kagan, President Obama's nominee to serve on the United States Supreme Court: "I was impressed with Solicitor General Kagan’s intellect, demeanor and accomplished résumé. Ms. K...
Denver, CO — Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, has created an online resources page on his website for Colorado homeowners facing foreclosure. “Help for Homeowners” provides links to federal and state agencies that can provide assistance to individuals and families struggling with their mortgage payments....

House Panel Approves DISCLOSE Act, Bennet Urges Senate to Follow Suit

DISCLOSE Act Would Limit Fallout from Citizens United Ruling which Unleashed Unlimited Spending by Special Interests on Our Elections

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement regarding the House Administration Committee’s passage of the DISCLOSE Act, a bill he has cosponsored in the Senate that would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Citizens United v. FEC: “It’...

Udall, Bennet Announce $17.4 Million Grant to Help Colorado Schools Boost Student Achievement

Competitive Grant will Fund System to Track Student Progress, Help Match Students with the Right Teacher, While Protecting Privacy

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced that Colorado has been awarded a $17.4 million grant to help schools do a better job than ever before at tracking student progress and helping determine the best educational opportunities to ensure every child can succeed. The state longitud...

Bennet: Main Street Wins With Landmark Wall Street Reform

Bennet Votes for the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010

Washington, DC – Standing on the side of Colorado taxpayers and consumers on Main Street, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted for historic legislation that lays out new rules for Wall Street, cracks down on big bank abuses, improves accountability and transparency in the financial sector, ends taxpayer-fund...

Bennet Testifies in Support of National Monument Designation for Chimney Rock

Says His Bill Will Provide Much-needed Protection, and Much-deserved Recognition, for Chimney Rock

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today testified before the National Parks Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on a bill he introduced with Congressman John Salazar to establish Chimney Rock Archeological Area as a National Monument. Flanked by Archuleta County Comm...

Bennet: Washington Should Make Earmark Process More Transparent, Accountable to American People

Backs Bipartisan Bill to Create Single, Searchable Database of All Congressional Earmark Requests

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today joined a bipartisan push in the Senate to bring much needed transparency to the federal appropriations process. The Earmark Transparency Act of 2010 mirrors Bennet’s Plan for Washington Reform, which calls for the creation of a single, user-friendly onlin...