Bennet Introduces Bill to Improve Senior Patient Care, Highlights Colorado's Health Care Delivery System

New Legislation Would Work to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates, Improve Patient Care & Save Billions of Dollars in Preventable Health Care Costs

Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, introduced a new bill that would improve patient care and save billions of dollars each year in health care costs. The bill, the Medicare Transitions Act of 2009, would do this by ensuring Colorado and the nation's seniors receive effective follow-up care after they leave ...

At Rocky Mountain Health Plans, Bennet Unveils Bill, Highlights Western Slope's Efficient Health Care Delivery System

New Legislation Would Work to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates, Improve Patient Care & Save Billions of Dollars in Preventable Health Care Costs

Grand Junction, CO - Following a roundtable discussion with Western Colorado health care leaders, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced a new bill that would improve patient care and save billions of dollars each year in health care costs. The bill would do this by ensuring Colorado and the nation's senior...

Udall, Bennet Applaud Recovery Act Funding for West Light Rail Line

Project to link Golden and Union Station gets $40 million boost

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet applauded the announcement of $40 million in funding devoted to the West Corridor Light Rail Project. The funds, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), will help create an affordable transit alternative that links Denver's Union Station to the Denv...

Bennet Votes to Help Keep Struggling Colorado Families From Losing Their Homes

Senate Approves The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 - Legislation Will Stem Tide of Home Foreclosures, Provide Relief to Struggling Homeowners and Hasten Housing Sector Recovery

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, legislation that will help keep struggling Colorado families in their homes by providing more tools to homeowners and loan servicers to stem the tide of home foreclosures. The bill, S. 896, pas...

Bennet Participates in Ceremony to Honor US Army Reserves Troops Who Have Served in Iraq

Presents Members of Denver-Based 244th Engineer Combat Battalion with Warrior-Citizen Award and Recognitions

Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, participated in a ceremony today to recognize the service of US Army Reserves members who are either returning or have returned from Iraq. At the event, Bennet made remarks on the need to support America's troops, their families, and military veterans, and ensure they re...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $20 Million to Restore Landscapes and Habitat, Spur Renewable Energy Development on BLM Lands

Recovery Plan Investments Will Restore Landscapes and Habitat, Spur Renewable Energy Development on Public Lands and Create Jobs

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today the release of over $20 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that will fund over 100 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Projects in Colorado and over 650 across the country. The funding, announced today by U.S. Department of th...
Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded an announcement made today by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) will offer certain producers the opportunity to modify and extend Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts scheduled to expire on ...