Bennet Statement on Bipartisan Committee Passage of Bill to Fix NCLB

Bennet Provisions Would Support Teachers and Principals, Drive Innovation and Help Ensure Kids Receive a 21st Century Education

Washington – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s bipartisan approval of a bill to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The measure passed by a vote of 15 to 7. “We have a vital national interest in the education of our kids; the f...

Bennet, Isakson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Account for Energy Costs in Mortgage Underwriting

SAVE Act Would Create New Construction Jobs, Encourage Energy Retrofits, Lower Home Energy Bills - Bill has Support from Broad Coalition of Real Estate, Business, Building Trade, and Conservation Groups

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today introduced a bipartisan bill that would enable better mortgage underwriting, encourage investments in energy efficient homebuilding and create more than 80,000 construction jobs. Under the Sensible Accounting to Value Energy (SAVE) Act, fed...

Bennet Calls for Crack Down on Prescription Drug Theft at Recently Burglarized Pharmacies in Loveland, Fort Collins

In Wake of Pharmacy Burglaries, Bennet Will Push Bill to Crack Down on Pharmaceutical Theft

Fort Collins, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet stopped by two Colorado pharmacies today as part of his call for creating stronger measures to crack down on prescription drug theft. Bennet’s visits to Good Day Pharmacies in Loveland and Fort Collins, both of which were recently victims of pharmaceutical theft, s...

Bennet, Klobuchar, Burr Introduce Legislation to Boost Medical Device Innovation

Bill would reduce regulatory burdens that unnecessarily delay new medical devices from reaching the market

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senate colleagues Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC), today introduced legislation that would help boost medical innovation by reducing regulatory burdens that unnecessarily delay beneficial new medical products from reaching patients. The Medical Dev...

Bennet Welcomes Arrow Electronics to Colorado

Move Highlights Colorado as Center for Innovation, 21st Century Job Growth

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed Arrow Electronics Inc. to Colorado following the company’s decision to locate its global corporate headquarters in Englewood. The Fortune 140 company will become the largest company ever headquartered in Colorado. Arrow specializes in the distribution ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today unveiled a bipartisan plan that will extend the life of two initiatives that direct resources to Colorado counties to support local schools, county maintenance programs, forest management and other critical programs. The proposal would fully fund the Payment in ...

Bennet: Sedgwick County Producers Eligible for USDA Emergency Loans

Sedgwick Among Counties in Colorado Designated Natural Disaster Areas

Washington, DC—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Sedgwick County are eligible for natural disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s recent designation of several Nebraska and Colorado coun...

Bennet: Bipartisan NCLB Fix an Encouraging First Step

Bennet Provisions Would Support Teachers and Principals, Drive Innovation and End Inequality to Help Ensure Our Kids Receive a 21st Century Education

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today said that the bipartisan bill to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is an encouraging first step and that he hopes Congress will ultimately pass a bill to help ensure all of our kids receive a quality education. “If there was a rally tomorrow to keep No Child L...