Bennet: On Day 80, Oil Continues to Gush into Gulf, Investigators Still Without Subpoena Power

Eighty Days Since Oil Rig Explosion, Bennet Renews Call for Subpoena Power for Commission Investigating Spill, End to Liability Cap

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

Bennet: Coloradans with Pre-existing Conditions Can Now Get Health Insurance

Bennet Applauds Health Insurance Option for Coloradans with Pre-existing Conditions

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded the establishment of Colorado’s new Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) to provide a health insurance option for Coloradans who are denied coverage for a pre-existing condition. Starting today, Coloradans can apply for coverage through...

Bennet Presses for U.S. to Host Future World Cup

Denver Among U.S. Cities Being Considered to Host Games in 2018 or 2022

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, urged the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to select the United States to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018 or 2022. In a letter to FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Bennet joined a group of Senators in support of the United States&rsq...

Udall, Bennet Announce Boost for Cutting Edge Solar Projects

Abound, Abengoa Receive Recovery Act Support

Washington, D.C. –Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, announced today that Colorado-based Abound Solar Manufacturing LLC will get a huge boost to move forward a first-of-its-kind solar energy project thanks to a loan guarantee for $400 million funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The ...

Bennet: New Sanctions Will Send Strong Message that Iran Leadership's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons Unacceptable

President Signs Legislation To Help Deter Iran from Pursuing Nuclear Weapons

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement on President Obama’s signing 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 ...

Bennet: It's Past Time to Fix a Broken Washington

Senate Fails to Produce on Major Issues During Four-week "Work"? Period

Washington, DC – Following the end of the Senate’s four-week Congressional work period which failed to produce legislation on major issues like jobs and the economy, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today released the following statement: “The Senate just closed the book on a month-long legislative &ls...