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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 30, 2014 Bennet, Hatch Champion Pay-for-Performance Proposal to Meet Challenges, Make Government More Efficient
July 23, 2014 Bennet-Portman Pay-for-Success Measure Signed into Law
July 21, 2014 Bennet: Executive Order is Step in Right Direction for Workplace Equality
July 16, 2014 Minority of Senators Block Bill to Protect Women's Health
July 15, 2014 Bennet Urges Senate to Support Hobby Lobby Bill to Protect Women's Health
July 15, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate and John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Sustain Highway Trust Fund
July 9, 2014 Bennet Joins Udall, Murray Bill to Protect Women's Health Following Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Bennet Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
June 25, 2014 WIA Passes Senate with Key Bennet-Portman Pay-for-Success Measure
June 16, 2014 Bennet: Executive Order Next Step to Eliminating Discrimination in Workforce
May 21, 2014 WIA Agreement Includes Key Portman-Bennet Pay-for-Success Measure
May 21, 2014 WIA Compromise Includes Key Bennet-Portman Pay-for-Success Measure
April 30, 2014 Bennet Statement on Minimum Wage Vote
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 14, 2014 Visit Follows Bennet's Appointment to Chair Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources
April 9, 2014 Bennet Denounces Senate Vote to Block Paycheck Fairness Act
April 8, 2014 Bennet Urges Senate to Pass Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day
April 7, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez - Quickly Approve Newly Eligible Rocky Flats Workers for Federal Aid
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Rocky Flats worker claims
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Senate Move Forward on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
July 31, 2013 Portman, Bennet Secure Job Training Provision in Workforce Investment Act
July 10, 2013 Bennet Helps Advance Employment Non-Discrimination Act
June 25, 2013 Johanns, Bennet Sponsor Bill to Get Veterans Back to Work
June 4, 2013 Bennet Works to Avoid "Brain-Drain" at U.S. Forest Service, Keep Forests Healthy
April 24, 2013 Bennet, Portman Reintroduce CAREER Act
Feb. 21, 2013 Bennet Statement on Agreement between U.S. Chamber and AFL-CIO on Principles for Lesser-Skilled Worker Visa Program
Oct. 9, 2012 Bennet Renews Call for Extension of Wind PTC Amid News of More Layoffs at Vestas
Aug. 13, 2012 Bennet Calls Passage of Wind PTC Extension a Top Priority for Congress Following Vestas Announcement of Layoffs
April 3, 2012 KREX - Bennet Celebrates with Palisade Farmers
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman Lieberman, Ranking Member Collins, Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Brown
Oct. 5, 2011 The Denver Post: Summer Jobs for Ski Bums?
Sept. 15, 2011 Disappearing Middle Class
Aug. 15, 2011 Post Independent - Bennet Tackles Jobs Creation, More at Carbondale Town Hall Meeting
May 26, 2011 Bennet Urges Senate to Support Expanded Troops to Teachers Program
April 14, 2011 Senators Bennet and Coburn Introduce Savings Bill to Advance Electronic Filing of W2 Forms
April 14, 2011 Letter to Vic Abate, Vice President of Renewables for General Electric Energy
April 13, 2011 Bennet: All Americans Deserve Pay That Reflects Their Hard Work
Oct. 28, 2010 CO Congressional Leaders Urge HHS to Reconsider Decision that Limits Rocky Flats Workers Eligible for Nuclear Compensation Program
Aug. 2, 2010 Bennet: Senate Has A Chance to Protect Teacher Jobs, Colorado's Most Vulnerable
July 8, 2010 Keeping Jobs in Colorado
June 9, 2010 The Denver Post - Bennet Plans Bill to Replicate Denver Principal Training Nationally
April 20, 2010 Bennet: All Americans Deserve Pay That Reflects Their Hard Work
March 30, 2010 Coloradoan: Bennet Discusses Jobs, Economy
March 3, 2010 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
Jan. 27, 2010 Bennet Unveils Fighting for Colorado Families -- A Year in Review
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Finance Chairman, Max Baucus
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Nov. 5, 2009 Bennet: Discrimination On Account Of Gender, Race, Or Sexual Orientation Simply Can't Be Tolerated In America
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