Denver, CO - Today, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, announced that he will be an original cosponsor of new legislation that closes loopholes recently opened as a result of the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Citizens United v. FEC. "The best way to protect the American people from the worst parts of Washington's broken c...

Bennet Pushes Lending Plan to Boost Small Business in Colorado, Create New, Good-Paying Jobs

As Small Businesses Struggle to Obtain Loans, Bennet Pushes Plan to Ease Credit Crunch on Main Street

Washington, DC - With small business struggling to obtain credit and create new jobs, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced his push to ensure Colorado's small business owners can access the lending they need to expand and hire new workers. To help ease the small business credit crunch, Bennet is co-sponsorin...

Bennet, Salazar Laud Inclusion of Language to Establish New Southern Colorado National Veterans Cemetery in President's Budget

President's Budget Blueprint for Fiscal Year 2011 Opens the Door for a New Cemetery in Southern Colorado

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Representative John Salazar today celebrated President Obama's inclusion of language in the FY 2011 budget that calls for the establishment of a new national veterans cemetery in southern Colorado. The announcement means that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can now begin pla...

Bennet and McCaskill Applaud Passage of PAYGO Amendment

Measure Would Require Congress to Pay for New Spending

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) today applauded Senate passage of an amendment that would help reduce the national deficit and control Congressional spending. The legislation, known as Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO), would require Congress to find a way to pay for all new spending measures...

Bennet Response to President Obama's State of the Union Address

Bennet: 'Our Number One Priority Right Now Needs to be Jobs'

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after President Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address before a Joint Session of Congress: "Tonight, after a difficult year for our country, the President spoke directly to the American people about the serious chall...