Bennet Announces Push with Udall to Create New National Veterans Cemetery in Colorado

Senators Introduce Bill Today to Create Vets Cemetery Serving Southern Colorado; Rep. Salazar Introduced House Companion Bill in January

Washington-DC - Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today announced their push to establish a new national veterans cemetery in El Paso County that would serve the growing veterans populations in the Pikes Peak region and Southern Colorado. The state currently has two national veterans cemeteries - Fort Logan National Cemet...

Udall, Bennet, Perlmutter Announce Over $8.5 Million for Construction and Repair Projects at Buckley Air Force Base

Funds Will Be Used to Create Jobs, Make Long-Term Improvements at Colorado's Military Installations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and Congressman Ed Perlmutter today announced over $8.5 million for Buckley Air Force Base (AFB) for construction and facility improvement projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). In total, Colorado will receive over $94 million for pr...
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today announced over $94 million for Colorado's military construction and facility improvement projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The primary purpose of the funds is to create jobs, as well as make much-needed improvements to Colo...

Bennet Lauds Senate Passage of Key Colorado Land & Water Bills

Package Includes RMNP Wilderness, Dominguez-Escalante NCA, Ark Valley Conduit, Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation, National Heritage Areas & Arapahoe-Roosevelt Open Space

Washington, DC - Today, the United States Senate approved the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009, legislation that includes several key land and water bills that have strong support among Colorado communities. Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado, supported the measure, which will ensure Colorado communities have relia...
Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, Senator for Colorado, released the following statement in response to reports that American International Group (AIG) - a recipient of over $170 billion in federal government aid - plans to deal out $165 million in bonuses to company executives: "In my experience, bonuses in the business world...

Bennet, Casey, Johanns Introduce Bill to Protect Military Families From Being Cut Out Of Critical Child and Maternal Nutrition Programs

Currently, Receipt of Combat Pay Can Make Dependents of Service Members Ineligible for Crucial Child Nutrition Programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Sens. Bennet, Casey, Johanns Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Exempt Combat Pay from Income Requirements, Ensure Families Have Access to Nutritional Programs Washington-DC - Senators Michael F. Bennet (D-CO), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Mike Johanns (R-NE) today announced their bipartisan bill to protect military families and kids from ...

Udall, Bennet: Economic Recovery Package to Deliver Additional $128 Million For Colorado's Weatherization and State Energy Programs

Funds Will Go To Weatherize Homes, Create Jobs and Save Colorado Residents Hundreds of Dollars Each Year Off Their Utility Bills

Washington, DC - Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet today announced over $128 million for Colorado's weatherization and state energy programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The funding will help to jumpstart job creation through weatherization work and save families hundreds of dollars per year on ...
Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, Senator from Colorado, released the following statement on President Barack Obama's education speech. As the former Denver Public Schools Superintendent, Bennet has long been an advocate for strong education reform. He successfully expanded full-day kindergarten for over 90 percent of five year ...