Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced that Todd Hagenbuch of Phippsburg will be serving as the regional representative for the Northwest Region of Colorado, covering Grand, Rio Blanco, Jackson, Routt and Moffatt counties. As Bennet's representative in Northwest Colorado, Hagenbuch will help serve...

Bennet Bands With Mile High Youth Corps to Build Job, Life Skills; Announces Nearly $700K for Group From Federal Youth Employment Grant

Spotlights 30 Members of Mile High Youth Corps Who Have a Job Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, joined over 100 Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) members today to help them prepare for new jobs in natural resource restoration and energy efficiency, many which were created through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. While participating in team building exercises wi...

Bennet: Tobacco Bill Will Keep Kids From Smoking, Lower Health Care Costs

As Original Co-Sponsor, Bennet Applauds Passage of Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the bipartisan Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which passed the U.S. Senate today by a vote of 79-17. Bennet is a cosponsor of the legislation. "As we work to fix our economy, reducing health care costs needs to be a...

Bennet: Recovery Act Funds Will Help Save Jobs, Drive Reform in Colorado Public Schools

Ed Secretary Duncan Announces Release of $509 Million in Funding to Stave Off Job Cuts, Support Reform in Colorado Public Schools

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado, today lauded U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's release of over $509 million in fiscal relief to help prevent widespread teacher layoffs and accelerate education reform in Colorado's public schools. The State Stabilization funds, authorized under the American Recovery ...

Bennet Statement on President Obama's Plan to Restore PAYGO Rules

Calls for Return to Fiscal Responsibility in Government

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today on President Obama's plan to reinstitute statutory pay-as-you-go requirements with legislation requiring that any new tax cut or entitlement program be paid for: "Washington needs to change the way it does business. If we are going...

In Letter, Udall, Bennet Urge Increase in FY2010 Loan Aid to Farmers

Funding for Agricultural Loans Would Help Colorado Farmers Struggling to Get Loans After New Frontier Bank Closure

Washington, D.C. - Today, as part of their ongoing effort to help Colorado farmers and ranchers struggling to get loans as a result of the economic crisis, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet wrote to Senate and House appropriators, urging them to increase funding for direct farm operating loans in Fiscal Year 2010, which b...
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Udall, Bennet Announce Over $5 Million from Recovery Act to Improve Energy Affordability, Reliability for Southwest Colorado Rural Communities

San Miguel Power Association to Receive $5.1 Million in USDA Loans to Upgrade, Strengthen Energy Infrastructure

Washington, DC - Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, announced today that the San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) will receive over $5 million in loans under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to upgrade and improve service quality and affordability for people in rural western and southwestern ...

Udall, Bennet Announce $7.4 Million from USDA for Safer Roads, Healthier Ecosystems on Colorado Forest Lands

Recovery Act Funding Will Provide Much-Needed Road Maintenance, Ecosystem Restoration in San Juan National Forest, Pawnee National Grassland

Washington, DC - Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today announced that Coloradans can expect to benefit from safer roads and healthier, more vibrant ecosystems thanks to $7.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding coming to the state for forest road maintenance and associated watershed and e...