Michael Bennet

5:14pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Politics

Colorado Congressional Delegation Honors Aurora Shooting Victims

C-SPAN screen capture of Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.
Nathan Heffel KUNC
  • Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.

Colorado’s congressional delegation led the House in a moment of silence Tuesday on capitol hill to honor the victims of Friday’s shooting rampage at an Aurora movie theater.

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2:38pm

Tue July 17, 2012
Wildfires

Temp Firefighters Now Have Access to Health Insurance

President Barack Obama views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

About 8,000 temporary firefighters and their families now have access to federal health insurance. That’s thanks to a move from the Obama Administration that immediately extends eligibility for the group to Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program.

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11:52am

Thu July 12, 2012
Politics

Colorado Senators Continue Fight in Congress for Wind Energy

Vestas Wind Systems

Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are continuing to push Congress to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), which is set to expire at the end of the year.

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3:45pm

Tue July 10, 2012
Wildfires

Seasonal Firefighters To Receive Health Care Benefits

President Barack Obama greets firefighters while viewing fire damage in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.
Pete Souza White House

Seasonal Firefighters, including many who fought recent wildfires in the state, will now have access to the same health care federal employees receive.

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12:12pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Business

Denver To Get Patent Office

Seal of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Public Domain

Denver has been selected as the home of a new U.S. Patent and Trademark office. David Kappos, the Under Secretary for Intellectual Property says the additional locations will help the reduce backlog of patents waiting for approval.

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