Bennet Statement on President Obama's Announcement of Commencement Challenge Winner

Denver School of Science and Technology was a Runner-Up

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on President Obama's selection of the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge winner. The Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) was one of three finalists but was not selected to have President Obama as the keynote speaker at its c...
Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the untimely death of Denver Water CEO Hamlet "Chips" Barry on Sunday: "Chips was a well-respected expert on water and conservation issues, but above all else he was a great friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Susan a...

Bennet Introduces Legislation to Bolster Rural Housing Loan Program, Help Families Access Credit

Rural Housing Service Program Currently on Brink of Insolvency

Washington, DC - At a time when mortgage credit markets are still uncertain, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, introduced a bill that will bolster Rural Housing Service loan programs on the brink of insolvency and ensure that families in Colorado's rural communities have the access to the credit they need to buy, build and...

Bennet Pushes Senate to Bring Wall Street Reform to the Floor

Senate Will be Given a Choice to Reform Wall Street or to Protect It

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement on the upcoming vote determining whether the Wall Street reform bill will come to the Senate Floor for debate: "The Senate has a simple choice-reform Wall Street or protect it. The Senate can protect the big banks and lobbyists on Wall S...