Bennet: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act Would Ensure America's Laws Reflect Our Values

Urges Colleagues to Support Long-Overdue Hate Crimes Legislation As Part of Defense Authorization Act Conference Report

In a speech before the U.S. Senate, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, urged his colleagues to support the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 as part of the Defense Authorization Act Conference Report. The Hate Crimes Prevention Act would strengthen the ability of federal, state, local, and tribal governme...

Bennet Leads Colleagues in Back-to-Back Speeches Setting the Record Straight on Health Care Reform Myths

Bennet Discusses How Health Care Reform Can Help Colorado's Small Businesses

In a show of his leadership efforts on health care reform, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today led a group of his colleagues in back-to-back speeches to set the record straight on the myths surrounding health care reform. Throughout the hour, Bennet discussed how no one is more burdened by the current health care sys...
Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today announced that funding for several Colorado water projects is on its way as the Senate approved the Energy and Water Conference Report today. The Conference Report is the result of an agreement between the House and Senate and is the final version of the Fiscal Year ...

Bennet Urges Support of Bill That Includes $5 Million to Finally Begin Work on Arkansas Valley Conduit

Congress Poised to Approve $5 Million in Funding for Ark Valley Conduit As Part of Energy & Water Appropriations Conference Report

Today, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, urged his colleagues to support the passage of legislation that includes $5 million in funding to begin construction on the Arkansas Valley Conduit in southeastern Colorado. Below is the full text of Bennet's remarks, as prepared for delivery: M. President, I rise today to speak...