Bennet Votes to Support Tax Relief for Small Businesses

Bipartisan Majority Gives Final Approval to Bill Eliminating 1099 Provision

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate voted to eliminate the 1099 provision from health care reform. The measure passed by a vote of 87-12, with Bennet voting for the measure: "Small businesses are the key to creating new jobs an...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Greeley. The anniversary takes place tomorrow, April 6: “Since its founding, Greeley has grown to become a leader in energy, education, health care and technology, while s...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to reports that U.S. Marshals were sent to the Triad Group’s plant in Hartland, Wisconsin. Last week, Bennet and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director Dr. Margaret Hamburg...

Bennet, Cochran Make Bipartisan Push to Close 'Comparability Loophole,' Improve Education Funding Equity

Bill Would Close Long-Standing Loophole that Results in Low-Income Schools Subsidizing High-Income Schools

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bipartisan bill with Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) to close a long-standing loophole in federal law that often results in low-income schools subsidizing their more affluent counterparts. The loophole also often means that Title I funds do not always meet ...
En Español Debajo Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the birthday of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. He would have been 84 today. “Almost half a century since he led the charge on behalf of Latino farm workers for fair wages and safe working condition...
Washington, DC—Senador de Colorado Michael Bennet hizo la siguiente declaración sobre el cumpleaños del activista de derechos civiles César Chávez. Hubiera cumplido 84 años hoy. "Casi medio siglo desde que dirigió la lucha en nombre de trabajadores campesinos Latinos para salarios j...

Bennet Pushes for Greater Safety Oversight of Medical Products to Protect Coloradans

Call Comes on the Heels of Recall of Millions of Triad Group Medical Products

Washington, DC – In light of the recent recall of millions of Triad Group medical products due to contamination and sterilization problems in the manufacturing process, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today called for better oversight by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of medical product ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to the nation on Libya: “I’ve said from the beginning that our mission in Libya must be focused on preventing the slaughter of innocent civilians. Our military has performed that ...