Bennet: Senate Should Follow House's Lead on Rejecting Private Company Earmarks

House Leaders Embrace Bennet Plan to Prohibit Corporate Pork

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, who doesn't request private earmarks and recently proposed a plan that would require Congress to do the same, is urging the Senate to follow the lead of House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey's efforts within his committee to reject all requests for earmarks by...

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. ...

Bennet Invites Coloradans to Share Thoughts, Ideas On How We Can Fix Washington

Unveils Online Platform for Coloradans to Provide Feedback, Questions, Ideas on Washington Reform

Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today unveiled an online forum for Coloradans to submit ideas on how to reform Washington and put Congress to work for the American people. At East High School in Denver, Bennet spoke to the school's constitutional scholars about his Plan for Washington Reform and explained ...

Bennet: Race to the Top Announcement Proof Colorado Can Lead the Way on Education Reform

Department of Education Announces Colorado As "Race to the Top"? Finalist

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, issued the following statement after an announcement made today by the U.S. Department of Education that Colorado joins a select group of finalists for the Obama Administration's "Race to the Top" Competition: "Colorado hasn't waited on Washington to make progress in our...
Unveils ‘Plan for Washington Reform' - Takes Aim At Outsized Influence of Lobbyists and Special Interests on Political Process Would Also Reform Senate Rules that Impede Progress, Force Members of Congress to Live By Same Rules as American People Washington, DC - With the U.S. Senate paralyzed by partisan gridlock that ha...

Udall, Bennet Urge Secretary Duncan to Ensure Rural Colorado Is Not Left Out of Federal Education Initiatives

In a Letter to Department of Education, Lawmakers say Budget Should Address Rural-specific Education Challenges

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are urging Education Secretary Arne Duncan to ensure rural schools have opportunities to participate in the Administration's education initiatives. In a letter to Duncan, the lawmakers applauded the Administration's proposed FY 2011 budget as a good step toward closing ...

Bipartisan Letter to Budget Leaders: Include 'Pay It Back' Plan in Budget, Or Expect Amendment on Senate Floor

In a Letter to Budget Committee Leaders, Senators Say Bipartisan 'Pay It Back' Plan Would Help Pay Down Debt, Prevent Further Spending

Washington, DC - Following up on a message from a bipartisan group of Senators yesterday, Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Bob Corker (R-TN), Jon Tester (D-MT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Mark Udall (D-CO) sent a letter urging Senate Budget Committee leaders to take groundbreaking strides to reduce our deficits and rein in our d...

Bennet Works to Forbid Mortgage Providers From Moving Forward on Potentially-Preventable Home Foreclosures

In a Letter to Treasury Department, Bennet Says Common-Sense Change In Treasury Rules Would Prevent Unnecessary Foreclosures on Families' Homes

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today sent a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department encouraging them to forbid mortgage providers from initiating or continuing the foreclosure process until they determine whether a homeowner is eligible for mortgage loan assistance through the Home Affordable Modificatio...