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...

Bennet, Markey Push for Support for Colorado "Produced Water"? Efforts

Byproduct of Oil and Gas Production Could Help Boost Water Supplies for Drought-Stricken Communities Letter to Salazar urges support from Interior Department to Help Fund Previously Enacted Grant Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Betsy Markey are seeking funding for local efforts to turn "produced water" into a resource that could benefit drought-stricken communities and help ease the demand for water in Colorado and the West. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Bennet and Marke...

Bennet, Markey, Udall Announce FSA Loan Assistance, Manpower for Northern Colorado Farmers

In Late April, Bennet, with Udall and Markey, Wrote Letter to USDA Urging Agency to Provide Additional Resources to Farmers in Wake of New Frontier Bank Closure - In Letter to Lawmakers, Vilsack Confirms Shift in FSA Funding to Benefit Affected Farmers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Congresswoman Betsy Markey and U.S. Senator Mark Udall today announced help is coming to Northern Colorado farmers affected by the closure of agriculture-focused New Frontier Bank and the economic crisis in the form of increased funding for the Farm Service Agency's direct operatin...

Bennet Introduces Bill to Improve Senior Patient Care, Highlights Colorado's Health Care Delivery System

New Legislation Would Work to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates, Improve Patient Care & Save Billions of Dollars in Preventable Health Care Costs

Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, introduced a new bill that would improve patient care and save billions of dollars each year in health care costs. The bill, the Medicare Transitions Act of 2009, would do this by ensuring Colorado and the nation's seniors receive effective follow-up care after they leave ...

At Rocky Mountain Health Plans, Bennet Unveils Bill, Highlights Western Slope's Efficient Health Care Delivery System

New Legislation Would Work to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates, Improve Patient Care & Save Billions of Dollars in Preventable Health Care Costs

Grand Junction, CO - Following a roundtable discussion with Western Colorado health care leaders, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today announced a new bill that would improve patient care and save billions of dollars each year in health care costs. The bill would do this by ensuring Colorado and the nation's senior...

Udall, Bennet Applaud Recovery Act Funding for West Light Rail Line

Project to link Golden and Union Station gets $40 million boost

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet applauded the announcement of $40 million in funding devoted to the West Corridor Light Rail Project. The funds, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), will help create an affordable transit alternative that links Denver's Union Station to the Denv...

Bennet Votes to Help Keep Struggling Colorado Families From Losing Their Homes

Senate Approves The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 - Legislation Will Stem Tide of Home Foreclosures, Provide Relief to Struggling Homeowners and Hasten Housing Sector Recovery

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, legislation that will help keep struggling Colorado families in their homes by providing more tools to homeowners and loan servicers to stem the tide of home foreclosures. The bill, S. 896, pas...

Bennet Participates in Ceremony to Honor US Army Reserves Troops Who Have Served in Iraq

Presents Members of Denver-Based 244th Engineer Combat Battalion with Warrior-Citizen Award and Recognitions

Denver, CO - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, participated in a ceremony today to recognize the service of US Army Reserves members who are either returning or have returned from Iraq. At the event, Bennet made remarks on the need to support America's troops, their families, and military veterans, and ensure they re...