Senator Michael Bennet

Crystal Valley a Candidate for Methane Capture

Aug 20, 2021

Senator Michael Bennet met Monday in Redstone with the Crystal River Methane Solutions Group, a local coalition that hopes to capture gas from area abandoned mines. KDNK’s Will Grandbois sat in.

CORE Act One Step Closer to Becoming Law

Jun 17, 2021

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources recently heard testimony from western Senators and federal agency officials about proposed bills across the West, including the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this update.

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KVNF's Kate Redmond speaks with Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet about new disaster mitigation legislation he’s pushing to get included in President Biden's Jobs & Infrastructure Plan.

Sen. Michael Bennet Honors Victims of Boulder Shooting

Mar 25, 2021
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Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) remembered victims of the 3/22/21 Boulder King Sooper's shooting on the US Senate floor Wednesday.

Bennet Talks CORE Act and Rural Digital Divide

Oct 22, 2020
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Colorado Senator Michael Bennet visited southwest Colorado on Indigenous People’s Day. He spoke with locals about the impact of COVID-19 and a possible coronavirus relief package from Congress. When KSUT's Sarah Flower reached him by phone, he talked about the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy or CORE Act and the digital divide in rural parts of the state.

US Senator Michael Bennet Calls for Pendley to Resign BLM Post

Sep 16, 2020
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Colorado's Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called for acting director William Perry Pendley to resign from the Bureau of Land Management in a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday. KVNF’s Gavin Dahl has some highlights. Click on the headline for a link to the entire speech and a transcript of the Senator's remarks.

Bennet and Hickenlooper Stump for CORE Act in Carbondale

Sep 10, 2020
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Democratic US Senator Michael Bennet and former Colorado Governor and Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper were in Carbondale recently and made a windy whistle stop at Bill Fales’ ranch along Highway 133. In this clip, they respond to press questions about the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act.

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U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is about to head back to Washington DC for three weeks of work before a longer summer recess begins in August. Economically the stakes couldn’t be higher in our local communities with so many businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus. In Hotchkiss on Wednesday, KVNF reporter Gavin Dahl asked him if he thinks a new bipartisan COVID relief package is possible in Congress.

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The Weekly News Reel takes a look at the top local and regional news stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday. This week’s news includes local responses to the recent COVID-19 spike and Colorado's statewide mask mandate plus Bureau of Land Management's lack of leadership, KDNK's Mountain Fair Memory Machine and much more.

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U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is on Colorado's Western Slope this week. KVNF's Gavin Dahl asked him questions in Hotchkiss Wednesday about rural infrastructure and public lands.

Colorado Senators Deliver Remarks on Impeachment

Feb 5, 2020

Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner delivered remarks on Impeachment Wednesday. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.