Bennet: Coloradans' Ideas Will Make Washington Work Better for the People

In Video Response, Bennet Thanks Coloradans for Their Feedback on the "Plan for Washington Reform"?

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released a video thanking Coloradans for their feedback to his Plan for Washington Reform and promising to continue to fight to get Washington working for Coloradans and all Americans. In the video, Bennet says, "After just a year in Washington, it is clear that th...

Bennet: Historic Investment in Childhood Nutrition Will Reduce Childhood Hunger and Give Colorado Kids Access to Healthy Meals at School

Works to further strengthen child nutrition bill, enhancing technical assistance and creating State Childhood Hunger Challenge Grants to spur innovative efforts to reduce hunger

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today applauded the committee's bipartisan passage of a $4.5 billion investment in child nutrition over 10 years. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 will reduce childhood hunger, promote heal...
Banking Committee Adopts Bennet Amendments Strengthening Investor Protections Bennet Continues to Push for Strong Reform Denver, CO - After months of working in the Senate Banking and Urban Affairs Committee to improve the Wall Street reform bill to better protect consumers and provide better accountability over abusive banks, ...
Bennet: Recruiting and Training More Effective Principals Will Transform the Quality of Our Public Schools Effort Comes on Same Day Secretary Duncan Visits Denver to See Colorado Innovations in Education Washington, DC - As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) considers education reforms, Michae...

Bennet: Bipartisan Senate Jobs Bill Will Cut Taxes for Small Businesses, Help Put Coloradans Back to Work

Senate Passes Fiscally-Responsible Jobs Bill, Measure Now Heads To President's Desk

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after voting in favor of the Jobs Bill. The bipartisan legislation, which was approved by the Senate on a 68 to 29 vote, cuts taxes for small businesses that begin hiring again and makes job-creating investments in local infrastructure wit...

Bennet: Bipartisan Senate Jobs Bill Will Cut Taxes for Small Businesses, Help Put Coloradans Back to Work

Senate Passes Fiscally-Responsible Jobs Bill, Measure Now Heads To President's

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after voting in favor of the Jobs Bill. The bipartisan legislation, which was approved by the Senate on a 68 to 29 vote, cuts taxes for small businesses that begin hiring again and makes job-creating investments in local infrastructure wit...

Bennet, Education Secretary Make Push for Transformational Change in America's Public Schools

Bennet Highlights Need for More Kids to Go to College, Obtain Skills to Compete for Jobs in the New Economy

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and former Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, today made a push for transformational change in public education that will help prepare our kids to succeed in school, go on to college, and compete in the new economy. Bennet's push for reform came during a Senate Comm...

Bennet: 'Farm to School' Program An Important Part of Our Effort to Provide Kids With Safe, Healthy Food At School

Says Program Logical Part of Wider Effort to Improve Child Nutrition, Fight Child Hunger

Washington, DC- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, is supporting an initiative that enlists Colorado's local farmers in the effort to provide kids with safe and healthy food at school. The Growing Farm to School Programs Act, introduced today by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-...

Bennet statement on Banking Committee's Wall Street Reform Bill

The bill's level of strength on consumer protections will be a focus for Bennet

Washington, D.C. - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, offered the following statement regarding legislation announced today by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) that would improve regulations over financial institutions that were largely credited with abusing current regulations that nearly led to a collap...

Bennet: President's "Blueprint for Reform"? Will Help Improve Outcomes for Our Kids, Ensure Country's Competitiveness in New Economy

President's Proposed Overhaul of the Public Education System is a Major Step Forward to Prepare Our Kids For the Future

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado and former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, released the following statement after President Obama unveiled his "Blueprint for Reform" with respect to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA): "As a former school superintendent, I k...