House Democrats pass police reform bill; Tipton votes against it

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Democrat-supported George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 236-181 on a largely partisan vote Thursday. The vote occured after Republican leaders...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet announces ‘Health Force’ bill to manage COVID-19 response

Amid record unemployment, a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., would train and employ a national workforce to help identify the spread of the coronavirus and aid local public...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet drops out of presidential primary after disappointing finish in N.H.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet ended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after early primary election results from New Hampshire showed him earning less than 1% of the vote. Bennet and his campaign...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet achieves fundraising goal for New Hampshire primary

Sen. Michael Bennet’s presidential campaign has just hit its goal of raising $700,000 within a month to make Bennet competitive with other top-tier Democratic candidates in New Hampshire. The...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senators set goal to preserve lands and oceans by 2030

WASHINGTON – A national goal to conserve land and oceans was set by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., this week to address the growing threat of climate change. The...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CORE Act passes House with bipartisan support

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, garnering bipartisan support. The CORE Act, introduced by Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., in...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet pushes education reform in Democratic presidential debate

A diverse group of 10 candidates in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit spent much of the night taking jabs at one man on stage and another who wasn’t: former Vice President...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet, Hickenlooper on track to qualify for July debate

WASHINGTON – Five Democratic presidential hopefuls have separated themselves from the pack in terms of campaign fundraising, while two Colorado candidates face an uphill battle, according to...

DATE: July 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet undergoes surgery, requires no further treatment

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado had successful surgery for prostate cancer and requires no further treatment, a spokeswoman said Friday. Earlier this month, the 54-year-old Democratic senator said...

DATE: April 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wilderness bill gains local momentum, lacks congressional bipartisan support

WASHINGTON – Bill Fales has worked his ranch for the past 45 years, and has recently started providing quality beef to Whole Foods. The ranch, in his wife’s family since 1924, stretches along the...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michael Bennet hits pause on presidential bid until cancer-free

The rumors had been circulating for months. Was Sen. Michael Bennet, the reserved, policy-driven Democrat from Colorado, going to throw his hat into the crowded field of presidential hopefuls? The...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet says he has prostate cancer, plans surgery

WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, who has been considering a 2020 Democratic presidential bid, said Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. “While hearing...

DATE: April 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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