U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet

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Senate changes rules; vote on Neil Gorsuch set for Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Judge Neil Gorsuch will not only be an influence on the Supreme Court if he is confirmed as expected on Friday, his nomination has changed the Senate as well. On Thursday,...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Showdown looms over Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The so-called “nuclear option” in the U.S. Senate is providing conflict for many senators, but none more so than Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado. This week, the Senate plans to...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Michael Bennet joins 30 Dems to fight Trump’s energy order

WASHINGTON – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, and 30 other Democratic senators have introduced a bill to rescind President Donald Trump’s executive order that reversed Obama-era initiatives to...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Confirmation hearing begins for Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON – Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination hearing to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court was aptly characterized Monday by Gorsuch: “This is quite a lot different than the last time...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bennet vows to fight president on immigration, Climate change

Sen. Michael Bennet vowed to fight federal cuts to health care and clean air and water protections during a packed town hall meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel on Friday morning. He also called for...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sen. Micheal Bennet to hold town hall in Durango

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, will hold a town hall from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Friday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino Del Rio. Residents are invited to share their questions or concerns...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado ranks 36th in U.S. for amount of college debt

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website. Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt, the...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado delegation responds to Trump’s address

WASHINGTON – In his first major speech to Congress, President Donald Trump outlined the agenda for his administration. The speech focused on unity, growth for the country and many of the promises...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado commissioner, former official attend Trump’s speech to Congress

WASHINGTON – A county commissioner and a former county commissioner from Colorado were guests Tuesday night at President Donald Trump’s address a joint session of Congress Sen. Cory Gardner’s guest...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Politicians buried in calls, emails from constituents

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many politicians have been inundated with calls and correspondence from their constituents. The interest was spurred by Trump’s Cabinet nominations...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado senators react to Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, garnering strong...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News