Bennet: Long-Grounded FAA Bill Good for Colorado Consumers, Airports, Economy

Senate Approves Federal Aviation Administration Bill After Years of Delay

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted to give final approval to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Bill. The vote comes after numerous delays in Congress, which included 23 temporary extensions and one partial shutdown of the FAA over the course of five years. The shutdown and uncertainty created b...

Bennet, Udall Welcome Move by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Reverse Planned Parenthood Decision

Denver and Aspen Komen Affiliates Stood up for Women's Health, Played Crucial Role in Reversal

Colorado U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today welcomed the decision by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to reinstate funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. And they applauded the efforts by Komen's Denver and Aspen affiliates, which helped convince their parent group to change its position. In a lette...

Committee Passes Forceful Iran Sanctions With Menendez-Bennet Amendment to Crack Down on Iran's Nuclear Development Program

Amendment Improves Reporting Requirements on Iran's Energy Sector to Monitor Effectiveness of Sanctions

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today joined Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to pass an amendment in committee to crack down on Iran’s nuclear weapons development program. The amendment has been included in the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in honor of Black History Month: “Black History Month offers an opportunity to honor the contributions of African-Americans throughout our nation’s history and celebrate how far we have come in the fight for equality. Countless individuals in Colora...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet took time this week to celebrate the 26th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which marks the importance of sports participation in the lives of girls and women. This year’s celebration also marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX. In a statement submitted for the congressional r...
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today announced that the first round of funding for the EAGLE commuter rail project from the U.S. Department of Transportation is on its way to Colorado. This initial grant of $80 million will help complete the EAGLE P3 commuter rail system in the greater Denver area. “Th...