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...

Udall, Bennet Announce Nearly $30 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Help Care for Children, Prevent Disease

Colorado Child Care and Vaccination Programs to Receive Boost from Recovery Act - Indian Tribes in Colorado Also Slated to Receive Funding for Child Care Programs

Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive nearly $30 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to help boost health and human services programs that provide care for small children and prevent disease. Specifically, Colorado wi...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $2.5 million in Recovery Funding for Colorado to Assess and Clean Up Underground Storage Tanks

Funding Will Be Distributed Through EPA's Leaking Underground Storage Tank Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive $2,540,000 from the economic recovery package to assess and clean up underground storage tank leaks. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) includes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Leaki...

Senate Approves Bennet Bipartisan Budget Amendment to Support and Improve Rural Health Care Approved by Senate

Bipartisan, Fiscally-Responsible Measure Would Establish Reserve Fund Devoted to Improving Access to Primary Health Care in Rural Areas - Full Budget Resolution Expected to Come to A Vote on Senate Floor Tonight

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado, today announced passage of his bipartisan amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution that would 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), will be included ...

Bennet, Udall, Salazar Introduce Bill To Deliver Denver TV to Montezuma, La Plata County Residents

Currently Coloradans Living in Montezuma and La Plata Counties Can Only View Out-of-State TV - Measure Would Make Denver TV Programming Available to These Residents - Senator Udall Cosponsored Senate Bill; Rep. Salazar Introduced Legislation in the House

Washington, DC - United States Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, and Congressman John Salazar, today introduced the Four Corners Television Act of 2009, legislation that would make Denver television available to approximately 25,000 households - 75,000 people - in Montezuma and La Plata counties. Because they are part of t...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $81 Million in Funding to Boost Economic Growth and Home Ownership in Rural Communities

Funds Expected to Create and Save 42,500 jobs Nationwide, Provide Thousands with Home Ownership Opportunities for Rural America

Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today announced that Colorado will receive over $81.5 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to help spur economic and home ownership opportunities in rural America. The over $81.5 million in funds will provide direct operating loans to ...

Bennet Pushes To Quickly Implement Disaster Aid Programs in Farm Bill

Disaster Payments Assured to Farmers Not Possible Until Program Rules Are Issued - In Personal Letter, Bennet Joins Baucus, Others in Urging Secretary Vilsack to Make Agricultural Disaster Assistance a Priority

Washington, D.C. - Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced his push to quickly implement disaster programs that were passed in the Farm Bill but have not yet been implemented. Payments for several disaster programs should have already been made for losses that occurr...

Udall, Bennet, DeGette, Markey, Perlmutter, Polis, Salazar Announce Over $7.5 Million for Colorado's Community Health Centers From Economic Recovery Package

Additional Funds Could Help To Expand Hours or Services, Add New Providers Based on Colorado's Health Centers' Needs

Washington, DC - Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and Reps. DeGette, Salazar, Perlmutter, Markey and Polis, today announced an additional $7.53 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for many of Colorado's Community Health Centers. The community health centers have applied for these funds and ...

Bennet: National Service Act to Boost Education Opportunities, Strengthen Colorado's Volunteer Corps

Bennet Cosponsored Bipartisan Measure to Bolster Service and Volunteer Opportunities - Bill Expected to Pass As Soon As Today

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, senator for Colorado, today highlighted the importance of the National Service Act as a bill that will boost education, service and volunteer opportunities for Colorado and the nation. Currently, over 1.2 million Coloradans volunteer 161 million hours of service per year and nearly 2,300 of tho...