Udall, Bennet Announce Over $40 Million to Boost Colorado Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs

Funds Will Be Used for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs in Colorado Cities, Counties, and Native American Tribes

Washington, DC - Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, Senators for Colorado, announced today that Colorado will receive $42,618,700 in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to boost investments in energy efficiency and conservation programs in towns, cities, and Native American tribal territories across the s...
Washington, DC - United States Senator Michael Bennet announced today that he has hired Rosemary Rodriguez, Commissioner of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), to replace his current State Director, Renny Fagan. Renny is resigning his position to serve as the President of the Colorado Non-Profit Association. Rosem...

As High Summer Temperatures Near, Udall, Bennet Fight for Wildfire Prevention Resources for Colorado

Udall, Bennet Push to Prioritize Funding for Wildfire Prevention Programs in Mountain Pine Beetle Afflicted Regions of Colorado

Washington, DC - With the dry, summer season fast approaching, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today announced their push for resources to prevent severe wildfires and protect Colorado communities and water supplies, especially in areas affected by the mountain pine beetle epidemic. Udall and Bennet...

Bennet Joins President Obama at White Housing Signing Ceremony for Helping Families Save Their Homes Act

Legislation Will Help Keep Colorado Families in Their Homes and Hasten Housing Sector Recovery

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today joined President Obama and congressional leaders at a ceremony at the White House to sign the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act into law. The legislation, which received overwhelming support in Congress, will help to keep Colorado families in their homes and ...

Bennet on Senate Credit Card Legislation: Coloradans Want and Should Expect What's Fair

Bennet Votes for Bill To Protect Colorado Families, Rein in Unfair and Abusive Credit Card Company Practices

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, gave the following statement today after voting in favor of legislation in the Senate that would rein in unfair and abusive credit card company practices. In April, Bennet cast the deciding vote in the Senate Banking Committee to send the legislation out of committee. ...

Udall, Bennet, Markey Urge Feds to Help Farmers and Small Business Owners, Supply Capital to Ease Eastern Plains Credit Crunch

Letter to Secretary Geithner Urges Help for Region's Banks to Fill Demand Left by Closure of New Frontier Bank

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Betsy Markey are seeking help for Northern Colorado farmers and small business owners affected by the closure of New Frontier Bank through the Treasury Department's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). In a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Gei...

Bennet, Markey Push for Support for Colorado "Produced Water"? Efforts

Byproduct of Oil and Gas Production Could Help Boost Water Supplies for Drought-Stricken Communities Letter to Salazar urges support from Interior Department to Help Fund Previously Enacted Grant Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Betsy Markey are seeking funding for local efforts to turn "produced water" into a resource that could benefit drought-stricken communities and help ease the demand for water in Colorado and the West. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Bennet and Marke...

Bennet, Markey, Udall Announce FSA Loan Assistance, Manpower for Northern Colorado Farmers

In Late April, Bennet, with Udall and Markey, Wrote Letter to USDA Urging Agency to Provide Additional Resources to Farmers in Wake of New Frontier Bank Closure - In Letter to Lawmakers, Vilsack Confirms Shift in FSA Funding to Benefit Affected Farmers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Congresswoman Betsy Markey and U.S. Senator Mark Udall today announced help is coming to Northern Colorado farmers affected by the closure of agriculture-focused New Frontier Bank and the economic crisis in the form of increased funding for the Farm Service Agency's direct operatin...

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...