Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded an announcement made today by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) will offer certain producers the opportunity to modify and extend Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts scheduled to expire on ...

Congress Passes Bennet Rural Health Amendment with Budget

Bipartisan, Fiscally-Responsible Measure Establishes Reserve Fund Devoted to Improving Access to Primary Health Care in Rural Areas

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced Congressional passage of his bipartisan amendment to the Budget Resolution that will 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), was in...

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...