Udall, Bennet: $92.5 Million for Weapons Destruction at Pueblo Chemical Depot Approved by Senate

Funding Included in Senate Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill

Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, announced today that the Pueblo Chemical Depot is on track to receive $92.5 million in new federal funding for construction of a facility to destroy chemical weapons stored there. The funding was included in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bi...

Bennet: Army's Decision to Pursue More Litigation Sends Hostile Message to Farmers and Ranchers in Southern Colorado

In Letter to U.S. Attorney General and Army Secretary, Bennet Urges End to Litigation and Immediate Withdrawal of Court Appeal

Today, in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Army Secretary John McHugh, Michael Bennet urged the Army to acknowledge the flawed nature of its 2007 environmental impact analysis on the proposed expansion at Pinon Canyon and asked that the Army immediately withdraw its plans to appeal the U.S. District Court's recent ...

As Meth-Related Incidents Increase, Udall, Bennet Announce Jefferson County Officials On Track to Receive $100,000 to Fight Meth Trade

CJS Appropriations Bill Contains Critical Funding to Improve Collaboration Among Law Enforcement Officials to Fight Methamphetamine Use

Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, announced today that Jefferson County law enforcement officials and the Colorado Department of Human Services Child Protection Intake is on track to receive $100,000 to fight methamphetamine use and trade in Jefferson County. The funding was approved as part of the Commer...

As City Budgets Stretch Thin, Udall, Bennet Announce Durango Police Department On Track to Receive $200,000 for Law Enforcement Efforts

CJS Appropriations Bill Contains Critical Funding to Improve Durango Police Department Interoperability, Fight Crime

Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, announced today that the City of Durango is on track to receive $200,000 to boost the Durango Police Department's local law enforcement efforts and help southwest Colorado law enforcement agencies work together to fight crime. The funding for the Durango Police Department...
Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement regarding the recent shootings at Fort Hood in Texas: "My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the victims of this senseless act of violence. An attack on any member of our military affects the entire community. "Though nothing will ...