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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: Building a 21st Century Economy
Issue Position: A New Energy Future
April 14, 2014 Visit Follows Bennet's Appointment to Chair Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources
April 4, 2014 Bennet Named Chair of Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
April 3, 2014 Bennet Wind PTC Amendment Included in Tax Extenders Bill
April 2, 2014 Bennet Introduces Amendment to Increase Solar Energy Development
April 2, 2014 Bipartisan Amendment Provides Certainty, Supports Thousands of Colorado Jobs
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 12, 2014 More Than Two Dozen Senators Voice Support for Bennet's Bipartisan Bill to Promote Solar Power
March 6, 2014 Bennet Praises House Passage of Better Buildings Act
Feb. 27, 2014 Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill Includes Bennet's SAVE Act, Better Buildings Act
Feb. 10, 2014 On Heels of Bipartisan Bennet Letter, Energy Commission Acts to Alleviate Propane Shortages
Feb. 6, 2014 Bennet, Heller Introduce Bill to Accelerate Solar Energy Development
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Rocky Flats worker claims
Dec. 11, 2013 Bennet Applauds Navy and USDA Announcement of "Farm to Fleet" Initiative
Dec. 4, 2013 Bennet Applauds Creation of USDA Energy Efficiency Loan Program
Nov. 22, 2013 First Small Hydro Project in Colorado Moves Forward Thanks to Regulatory Efficiency Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Beetle-Kill Trees to Dollar Bills: Bennet Welcomes USDA Research Grant
Sept. 18, 2013 Bennet, Coburn Amendment Reduces Government Waste by Consolidating IT Infrastructure
Sept. 11, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 6, 2013 Bennet Welcomes Reports Showing Record Growth in Wind Energy Industry
Aug. 6, 2013 Isakson, Bennet Amendment Will Help Buyers Finance Energy Efficient Homes
Aug. 2, 2013 Bennet, Ayotte Introduce Better Buildings Act Amendment
June 19, 2013 Bipartisan Bennet-Ayotte Legislation Aimed at Boosting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings
June 6, 2013 SAVE Act Saves Families Money, Creates New Jobs
April 19, 2013 Udall, Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
April 16, 2013 Bennet Statement on Meeting with Energy Secretary Nominee Dr. Ernest Moniz
April 10, 2013 Will Help States Grow Clean Energy Economy, Create Jobs
March 22, 2013 Bennet Statement on BLM's Finalized Plan for Oil Shale Development in Colorado
March 15, 2013 Bennet Reintroduces Clean Energy Race to the Top
March 15, 2013 Bennet Cosponsors Bill to Increase Hydropower Capacity
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Feb. 21, 2013 Bennet: More Vestas Layoffs the Result of Congress' Late Action on Wind PTC
Feb. 13, 2013 Bennet, Udall Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Renewable Energy Permits, Support Local Communities
Jan. 2, 2013 Bennet Statement on Extension of Wind Energy Tax Credit
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 9, 2012 Bennet Renews Call for Extension of Wind PTC Amid News of More Layoffs at Vestas
Sept. 24, 2012 Bennet Decries Congressional Inaction on Wind PTC
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alfred Pollard, General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency
Aug. 29, 2012 Bennet Praises Finalization of New Fuel Efficiency Standards
Aug. 21, 2012 As More Layoffs Announced Today, Bennet Hears from Local Business Leaders about Economic Impact of Wind Tax Credit
Aug. 14, 2012 DOE Report Highlights Importance of Wind Energy; Bennet Urges Passage of Wind PTC Extension
Aug. 8, 2012 Bennet Applauds EPA Move to Reduce Emissions from Four Corners Power Plant
Aug. 2, 2012 Wind PTC Wins Major Victory
Aug. 1, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman Senate Finance Committee and the Honorable Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee
July 11, 2012 Udall, Bennet, Moran Continue Push for Wind Energy Tax Credit
July 11, 2012 North Colorado Business Report - Bennet, Udall Float Wind Tax Credit Amendment
June 21, 2012 Farm Bill Passes Senate, Bennet Provisions Strengthen Conservation, Support Farmers, Ranchers, Sportsmen
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
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