Udall, Bennet Announce Nearly $6 Million in Recovery Act Grants to Create Green Jobs in Colorado

Funding Will Train Workers Statewide for Emerging Green Industries

Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today announced that the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment would receive a $5,998,050 State Energy Sector Training Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The funding will be used to train Colorado workers on the essential skills for emerging industries, especia...

Udall, Bennet and Salazar Staff participate in the 2010 Jumpstart Resource Fair in Grand Junction

Staff was on hand to help Western Slope residents connect with services

Staff representing Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Congressmen John Salazar partnered with the Mesa County Workforce Center on Wednesday to connect Coloradans with employment and job training resources at the 2010 Jumpstart Resource Fair. "Coloradans have a long tradition of pitching in to help their neighbors get back...

Bennet Leads Senate Colleagues in Request for Failsafe Mechanism to Secure Savings in Health Care Reform

In Letter to Reid, Lawmakers Stress Importance of Delivering on Expected Cost Savings of Bill

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado-joined by Senators Kay Hagan, Evan Bayh, Claire McCaskill and Mark Warner-is leading an effort to urge Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include a failsafe mechanism in the final version of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The measure would ensure that Congress keeps to t...

Bennet Convenes Colorado Business, Labor & Economic Leaders for Putting Colorado to Work Jobs Forum

Gathers Input, Ideas on How to Promote Job Creation, Economic Growth in Colorado and Across the Country

Today, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, hosted the Putting Colorado to Work Jobs Forum, which brought together a diverse group of key leaders from across the state to discuss strategies and priorities for job creation and economic growth in Colorado and the country. At the event, representatives from business, labor, ac...
Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, along with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy called on President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, and Speaker Pelosi to request the "inclusion of language that repeals the Federal antitrust exemption for health insurers and medical malpractice insurers in the final Patient Prot...