Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Michael Bennet announced the locations of his Colorado regional Senate offices. These offices - located in Pueblo, Alamosa, Colorado Springs, Fort Morgan, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Durango and Denver - will give Coloradans across the state a direct line and direct access to me...

Bennet Votes to Renew, Improve Children's Health Insurance Program

Measure Will Extend Coverage to Over 4 Million More Uninsured Children

Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of Senators in approving the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (H.R. 2), legislation that provides quality, affordable health coverage to millions of uninsured children from low-income families across the nation...

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed Into Law

Legislation Seeks to Restore Equal Pay for Equal Work, End Wage Discrimination

Washington, D.C. - Today, in a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2008 into law. United States Senator Michael Bennet supported the measure, which overturns a U.S. Supreme Court decision that placed limits on a person's ability seek redress for wage discrimination in the...

Sen. Bennet Urges Law Enforcement, Intelligence Officials to Work Together to Confront Terrorist Threats

Committee on Homeland Security Looks to Draw Lessons from Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing to examine the recent Mumbai terrorist attacks and determine what lessons can be learned from the event to help bolster American efforts to confront the threat of global terrorism. In his opening remarks before the Commi...

Sen. Bennet Votes in Favor of Equal Pay for Equal Work

Supports Passage of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding his vote in favor of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (S.181). The measure, which passed the full Senate by a bipartisan vote of 61 to 36, seeks to restore equal pay for equal work by reversing a U.S. Supreme Court decision ...
Washington, D.C. - Today, during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Michael Bennet was sworn-in as the junior United States Senator from Colorado. Vice-President Joe Biden administered the oath of office. Senator Bennet, who brings a proven track record as a leader on complex issues in both the public and private sectors, will fi...

Sen. Bennet Announces Committee Assignments for 111th Congress

Lands Key Post on Senate Agriculture Committee

Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Michael Bennet announced his Committee assignments for the 111th Congress. Senator Bennet will serve on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Govern...