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 ...
Washington, DC - United States Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement in response to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack's decision to issue a secretarial disaster designation for Chaffee County: "Secretary Vilsack is right to heed Governor Ritter's disaster designation re...

Sens. Udall, Bennet Announce $1.3 Million in Recovery Plan Funding for Peaks Vista Health Centers

Funding Projected to Help 5,240 Patients and Create 40 New Jobs in Colorado Springs

Washington, DC - Today, United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced that Peaks Vista Community Health Centers in Colorado Springs will receive $1.3 million dollars in new grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funding, which is being distributed by the Health and Human Services (...

Sen. Bennet Wraps up West Slope, High Plains Town Hall Tour on Economic Recovery Efforts

Holds Town Halls in Durango, Cortez, Rico, Ridgway, Delta, Grand Junction, Fort Morgan, Akron and Sterling

Denver, CO - This week, United States Senator Michael Bennet held town hall meetings in nine towns and cities across the state to hear first-hand how the economic crisis is affecting everyday Coloradans in their day-to-day lives. In these meetings, Coloradans of all ages and backgrounds shared their own personal accounts of d...

Congress Approves American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Bill Will Create 60,000 Jobs in Colorado, Strengthen the Economy and Invest in America's Future

Washington, DC - Tonight, the United States Senate passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act conference report. United States Senator Michael Bennet voted in favor of the measure, which was approved by a vote of 60 to 38. "American families are struggling. More than four million people have lost their jobs in the past...