Bennet, Galvanize Students, and Employers Highlight College Affordability Bill

Higher Education Event is the Third Stop on Bennet’s Pathways to Innovation Tour

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured the Galvanize Denver Campus and met with current students, former students, instructors, and companies including DISH and Zayo Group to talk about Galvanize's high-quality, innovative education programs.

Colorado Receives $10.2 Million in Emergency Watershed Funds

Funding Will Help Restore Watersheds in El Paso County Following July 2015 Floods on Waldo Canyon Burn Scar

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that Colorado will receive $10,240,800 from the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program for recovery work related to flooding in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs.
Today, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement in honor of the civil rights leader. Bennet is a cosponsor of a resolution honoring Chavez that will be introduced by Senator Robert Menendez in the Senate next week.

Bennet Calls for Congress to Pass New Security Measures

Urges Visa Waiver Program Reforms, Improved Training and Response Measures

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is continuing to urge Congress to pass new security measures to improve the ability of our law enforcement and border enforcement officials to stop terrorists from coming to the United States and to prevent and respond to terrorism and threats.

Bennet, Colleagues Press Federal Financial Regulators to Provide Clear Guidance for Legal Marijuana Businesses to Access Banking Services

Currently, many legal marijuana businesses are forced to operate on an all-cash basis, creating a public safety risk and making it more difficult for states to collect taxes

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) in pressing federal financial regulators to issue clear guidance for financial institutions serving legal marijuana businesses, making it easier for those businesses to access banking services rather than operating on an all-cash basis.