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Michael Bennet's Public Statements

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
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Senate Move Forward on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Bennet, Coburn, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure and Reduce Waste
Oct. 30, 2013 Bennet Statement on Highway 36 Reopening
Oct. 30, 2013 Bennet Opens Farm Bill Conference with Call for Principled, Practical Compromise to Provide Certainty for Colorado Producers
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary Thomas Vilsack, Department of Agriculture, Administrator Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Commanding General Thomas Bostick, Army Corps of Engineers - Restoration of Rivers and Streams
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Urging USDA to Partner with Timber Industry to Reduce Wildfire Risks, Strengthen Forest Health
Oct. 25, 2013 Bennet Wraps Up "Coloradans Don't Shut Down" Tour in Estes Park as Host, Busser
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Extension of Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Exchanges
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Katleen Sebelius - Extend Open Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act
Oct. 22, 2013 Bennet's "Coloradans Don't Shut Down" Tour Continues in Fowler, Alamosa with Stops at Meatpacking Facility, John Deere Dealership
Oct. 21, 2013 Bennet Kicks Off "Coloradans Don't Shut Down" Tour, Busses Tables at Adams Mountain Café in Manitou Springs
Oct. 21, 2013 Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor Mark Access to New Emergency Transportation Funding
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission - Release Crowdfunding Rules
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Administrator Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Make Flood Assistance Available to More Counties, Extend Application Deadlines
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service - Bennet Applauds Forest Service Action to Restart Timber and Stewardship Contracts
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service - Bennet Applauds Forest Service Action to Restart Timber and Stewardship Contracts
Oct. 16, 2013 Bennet Statement on Senate Vote to Reopen Government, Avoid Default
Oct. 16, 2013 Udall, Bennet Negotiations Ensure Emergency Transportation Funding Included in Bipartisan Senate Deal to Avert Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Bennet Statement on Farm Bill Conference
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Economic Development Administration - Release Disaster Relief Funds to Support Businesses Recovering from Floods
Oct. 11, 2013 Bennet Welcomes Reopening of Rocky Mountain National Park
Oct. 10, 2013 Bennet Urges Swift Action to Reopen Rocky Mountain National Park
Oct. 8, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
Sept. 30, 2013 Deficit-Neutral Disaster Relief Act
Sept. 30, 2013 Letter to Sec. Tom Vilsack, United States Dept. of Agriculture - Expedite Flood Assistance
Sept. 30, 2013 Udall, Bennet Welcome Passage of Deficit-Neutral Bill to Eliminate Cap on Emergency Road Funding for Colorado in Wake of Devastating Flooding
Sept. 30, 2013 IRS to Waive Low-Income Housing Limits for Colorado Flood Victims
Sept. 28, 2013 HELP Committee Members Call for Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Sec. Eric Shinseki, Veteran's Affairs - Let's Work Together to Reduce Vet Suicide
Sept. 27, 2013 Bennet Statement on Senate Vote to Avoid Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Representatives Boehner and Pelosi and Senators Reid and McConnell - Avoid Government Shutdown, Keep Flood Recovery Efforts on Track
Sept. 27, 2013 Colorado Flooding
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 26, 2013 Senate Passes Bennet-Alexander Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Sept. 26, 2013 Senate Passes Alexander-Bennet Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Sept. 26, 2013 Bennet's Bipartisan Track-and-Trace Bill Included in Proposal
Sept. 25, 2013 Bipartisan Group of HELP Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Address High-Risk Drug Compounding Practices and Secure the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Shaun Donovan, US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Expedite Flood Recovery Assistance
Sept. 24, 2013 Bennet, Merkley Applaud Implementation of New Safety Provision for Medical Devices
Sept. 24, 2013 Bennet Announces $684,000 in USDA Grants for Colorado
Sept. 24, 2013 Udall, Bennet Introduce Deficit-Neutral Bill to Eliminate Cap on Emergency Road Funding for Colorado in Wake of Devastating Flooding
Sept. 23, 2013 Bennet Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Help End Childhood Cancer
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Administrator Joseph Szabo, Federal Railroad Administration - Work with Commerce City to Implement Train-Noise Quiet Zone
Sept. 23, 2013 The Tribune - Sen. Michael Bennet Meets with Superintendents of Weld's Storm-damaged Districts
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairmen Rogers and Mikulski and Ranking Members Shelby and Lowely, House and Senate Appropriations Committee - Lift Cap for Transportation Flood Recovery Funds
Sept. 18, 2013 Udall, Bennet Welcome Swift Release of $30 Million in Emergency Transportation Funds for Flood Recovery
Sept. 18, 2013 Bennet, Coburn Amendment Reduces Government Waste by Consolidating IT Infrastructure
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