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...
Each year, I work to ensure that the federal government effectively serves Colorado's needs by funding important projects in our state. I do this by making funding requests to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The appropriations process begins with an invitation for Coloradans to share their funding needs with me. My staff...
Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today after President Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act into law. The CARD Act will rein in unfair and abusive credit card company practices. "I want to thank all the Coloradans who shared t...

Udall, Bennet Push to Preserve Health of Forests Through Expansion of Colorado Success Story

Good Neighbor Forestry Act of 2009 Would Expand Program in Colorado to Western States to Improve Forest Health

Washington, DC - Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators from Colorado, are working to protect the health and safety of Colorado's forests by pushing for continued cooperation between state and federal forestry agencies and efficient use of resources through the Good Neighbor Forestry Act of 2009. Udall and Bennet are or...