Bennet, Udall Honor Colorado WWII Veterans during Visit to Memorial

Western Slope Honor Flight Brings 100 Veterans to Washington

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today met with about 100 Colorado veterans from the Western Slope Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. “It was great to meet with so many Colorado veterans who bravely served during World War II,” said Bennet. “I...

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor Back Boulder Bid for National Solar Observatory

Cost-Effectiveness, Strength of State's Universities, Proximity to Scientific and Aerospace Industries Among Benefits Cited in Letter

The entire Colorado Congressional Delegation and Governor John Hickenlooper joined together today to encourage the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) to move its National Solar Observatory (NSO) Headquarters to the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. The research facility would enhance understanding of the sun as an astronomical object, solar phenomena, and the emerging potential for solar energy and other types of sun-related advancements, which can translate into good-paying Colorado jobs and a better life for all Coloradans. Boulder is one of two finalists under consideration for the headquarters.

Bennet Asks Key Administration Counterterrorism Nominees How Bin Laden's Death Will Affect Future Terrorist Financing

Also Looks Into How Terrorist Network Overlap Complicates Efforts to Prevent Flow of Funding

Washington, DC – Just days after American Forces launched a targeted assault that killed Osama Bin Laden, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet asked nominees for key counterterrorism posts in the Obama Administration how Bin Laden’s death would affect the flow of financing to terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and how terro...
Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement that Osama bin Laden has been killed: “Almost 10 years ago, extremist terrorists launched a vicious attack on our country that killed thousands of innocent men, women and children. Tonight, the fa...

Bennet: Air Quality Cleanups of New Mexico Power Plants Will Improve Public Health, Economy of Southwest Colorado

Pens Letter to EPA Administrator Urging Agency to Move Forward with Proposals to Clean Up Four Corners Power Plants

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today penned a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson urging the agency to move forward with proposals to clean up the Four Corners Power Plant and San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico. Specifically, the EPA’s proposals seek ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet made the following statement regarding the April 24 Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide. The genocide took place between 1915 and 1923 at the end of the Ottoman Empire: “Nearly a century after the tragedy that befell the Armenian people in the waning days of t...

Bennet: Partnership for Patients Builds on Colorado's Innovative Example

New Effort to Improve Quality, Reduce Cost of Health Care Modeled After Successful Colorado Model for Coordinated Care

Denver, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement regarding today’s launch of the Partnership for Patients at the Children’s Hospital in Aurora. The effort includes a national community-based Care Transitions Program created from a bill engineered by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael B...

Bennet Sends Letter to Administration in Support of DREAM Act Kids

Says Law Enforcement Resources Should Be Focused on Criminals and Not Young People Who Get into College

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 21 fellow senators in a letter to President Obama in support of kids who fall under the DREAM Act. Bennet and his colleagues urged the President to use his authority to grant relief from deportation to young people eligible for the Development, Relief and Educatio...