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...

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...