Bennet Applauds Passage of Bipartisan FDA User Fees Reauthorization Bill

Bill Includes Bennet Measures to Support the Development of Innovative Cancer Drugs for Children, Enhance Clinical Trials, and Improve the Safety of Medical Devices

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today applauded the passage of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) user fee programs for drugs and medical devices. The legislation includes three Bennet-led bills to support the development of innovative and promising cancer drugs for children, enhance clinical trials, and improve the safety of medical devices.

As Gold King Mine Spill Anniversary Approaches, Bennet, Colleagues Introducing Bill to Prevent Future Hardrock Mine Disasters

1872 mining law reform bill would treat hard rock mining like oil and gas, require a reasonable royalty to pay for abandoned mine cleanup efforts

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), announced that they will introduce legislation to reform the nation's antiquated hardrock mining laws and prevent another toxic spill like the Gold King Mine disaster of 2015.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) that the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will work on bipartisan legislation to stabilize and strengthen the health insurance market:

Bennet Introduces Bill & Authors Op-Ed to Promote Community Solar

“Community solar is one of the most promising developments in renewable energy—and Colorado is leading the way”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today expressed his commitment to advancing community solar, which allows community members to save on their electricity bills by sharing solar energy production.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) this week announced that Colorado State University (CSU) will receive $2.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the integration of new technologies to manage potato pathogens in North American potato crops.