Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement regarding a report released today that named several financial companies that made questionable payouts totaling $1.58 billion immediately after accepting billions of dollars of taxpayer aid. “I, like most Coloradans, have no ...

Bennet Backs Bill to End Veterinarian Shortfall in Rural Areas

Fifteen Colorado Counties Currently Do Not Have Food Animal Veterinarians, Eight Only Have One

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, has joined a bipartisan push to address the shortfall of veterinarians in underserved rural communities across Colorado and the country. The bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act, which Bennet is cosponsoring, would bolster the nation&...

Bennet: New Appeals Process Will Help Coloradans Fighting Health Insurers to Keep Coverage

Move Comes On Heels of Bennet Letter Spotlighting Case of La Rosa Carrington, Who Was Threatened Denial of Coverage Over One Penny

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, welcomed today’s announcement of new rules and funding that will allow Coloradans to appeal decisions made by their health plans or insurance companies. The announcement comes on the heels of a letter Bennet sent to the Administration after reports that a Colo...

Bennet Bill Designating Chimney Rock as National Monument Clears Key Committee Hurdle

Bill to Provide Much-needed Protection and Much-deserved Recognition for Chimney Rock Headed to Senate Floor

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the Chimney Rocky National Monument Act of 2010 with bipartisan support. The, legislation, which he and Congressman John Salazar authored, would establish Chimney Rock ...

As FCC Finds Access to Rural Broadband Falling Short, Bennet Urges Administration to Help Colorado Bridge Digital Divide

Report Finds 100,500 Individuals and 38,100 Households in Colorado Do Not Have Access to Broadband that Meets Minimum FCC Standards

Washington, DC – With a report issued today by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finding 14 to 24 million Americans still lack reliable access to broadband, particularly in rural areas, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, urged the Administration to help deliver broadband to rural Coloradans and help the stat...

President Signs Wall Street Reform; Bennet's Pay It Back Plan Now Law

Historic Legislation Will Protect Main Street From Big Bank Abuses

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today joined President Obama at a bill signing ceremony for historic legislation that lays out new rules for Wall Street, cracks down on big bank abuses, improves accountability and transparency in the financial sector, ends taxpayer-funded bailouts and protects cons...