Udall, Bennet Announce Over $1.5 Million in ARRA Funds to Help Address Unemployment and Poverty in Colorado

As Colorado Faces Economic Downturn, Funding Will Boost Grant Program Providing Shelter, Food and Supportive Services to Residents

Denver, CO - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today announced that Colorado will receive $1,509,397 in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the Emergency Food and Shelter Grant Assistance program (EFSP), provided through a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant. The funding is d...

Udall, Bennet, Salazar Announce Up to $25 Million to Accelerate Clean-Up Efforts at Summitville Mine Superfund Site

ARRA Funds Expected to Jump-Start Southern Colorado Economy, Create New Jobs - Funds Come on the Heels of Letter from Udall, Bennet, Salazar Urging Expedient Completion of Summitville Mine Remediation and Clean-Up

Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and Congressman John Salazar, announced today that the Summitville Mine Superfund site in Del Norte will receive $10 to $25 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate hazardous waste clean-up already underway at the site....
Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and Congressman Jared Polis, announced today that the Clear Creek/Central City Superfund site will receive $5 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate hazardous waste clean-up already underway at the site. The fundin...

Udall, Bennet Announce Nearly $9 Million in ARRA Funds to Boost Colorado Community Service Programs

Funds Will Be Used to Reduce Poverty, Revitalize Communities and Help Working Families

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive $8,684,648 in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to boost critical programs and services for communities hit hard by the economic crisis. The funding is part of a $1 billion effort to bolster the C...

Udall, Bennet Announce Nearly $30 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Help Care for Children, Prevent Disease

Colorado Child Care and Vaccination Programs to Receive Boost from Recovery Act - Indian Tribes in Colorado Also Slated to Receive Funding for Child Care Programs

Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive nearly $30 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to help boost health and human services programs that provide care for small children and prevent disease. Specifically, Colorado wi...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $2.5 million in Recovery Funding for Colorado to Assess and Clean Up Underground Storage Tanks

Funding Will Be Distributed Through EPA's Leaking Underground Storage Tank Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive $2,540,000 from the economic recovery package to assess and clean up underground storage tank leaks. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) includes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Leaki...

Senate Approves Bennet Bipartisan Budget Amendment to Support and Improve Rural Health Care Approved by Senate

Bipartisan, Fiscally-Responsible Measure Would Establish Reserve Fund Devoted to Improving Access to Primary Health Care in Rural Areas - Full Budget Resolution Expected to Come to A Vote on Senate Floor Tonight

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado, today announced passage of his bipartisan amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution that would expand access to quality, affordable health care in rural areas without adding to the federal deficit. The amendment, cosponsored by Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), will be included ...

Bennet, Udall, Salazar Introduce Bill To Deliver Denver TV to Montezuma, La Plata County Residents

Currently Coloradans Living in Montezuma and La Plata Counties Can Only View Out-of-State TV - Measure Would Make Denver TV Programming Available to These Residents - Senator Udall Cosponsored Senate Bill; Rep. Salazar Introduced Legislation in the House

Washington, DC - United States Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, and Congressman John Salazar, today introduced the Four Corners Television Act of 2009, legislation that would make Denver television available to approximately 25,000 households - 75,000 people - in Montezuma and La Plata counties. Because they are part of t...