Bennet: Supporting Small Businesses Is Key to Creating Jobs, Growing Economy

Makes Push to Boost Small Business Lending, Provide Tax Credits for Green Jobs and Investments in Rural Colorado

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today continued his push to help Colorado’s small businesses access lending, create new jobs and keep our economy on the road to recovery. Bennet highlighted three priorities that he will push for, including tax credits and increases in SBA loans as the Senate...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia: “Though I didn’t have the opportunity to serve alongside Senator Byrd for very long, I join all Americans in mourning the passing of a dedicated public servan...

Bennet: On Day 70, Coastal Communities Continue to Suffer, Oil Still Spewing Into Gulf

Seventy Days Since Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Bennet Renews Call for Accountability, Action to Plug Leak, Help Make Gulf Coast Communities Whole

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on now the seventieth day since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico: “Seventy days after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion that took the lives of 11 people and wounded 17 others, oil is still gushi...

Bennet Statement on House Passage of DISCLOSE ACT

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 of Representatives passage of the DISCLOSE Act, a bill he has cosponsored in the Senate that would limit the fallout from the Supreme Court's recent disastrous ruling in Citizens United v. FEC: “Voters shou...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, esta animando los gobiernos locales, las cooperativas rurales de electricidad y otras entidades elegibles a través de Colorado para que soliciten recursos a través del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA) para ayuda...

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of New Sanctions Against Iran

Legislation Would Help Deter Iran from Pursuing Nuclear Weapons

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded passage of a new, comprehensive set of sanctions against Iran. The Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 gives the President the power to enact a series of economic sanctions on companies that do business with Iran&...
Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, is encouraging local governments, rural electric co-ops and other eligible entities across Colorado to apply for resources through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help agriculture producers and small business owners in Colorado’s rural communities conduct...
Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate today unanimously passed a resolution authored by Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, designating June 23 as Olympic Day. Colorado is the home of the U.S. Olympic Committee and training center as well as numerous athletes of all abilities. Along with Bennet, the resolution was authore...