Sen. Michael Bennet
Democrat • Colorado • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2009
- 26 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 39 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 22 of 100)
- 134 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 69 of 100) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 9 of 100)
Prior to his position with DPS, Bennet served for two years as the Chief of Staff to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. He worked for six years prior to his tenure at the City of Denver as Managing Director for the Anschutz Investment Company in Denver. Prior to moving to Denver, Bennet served as Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Administration.Bennet earned his bachelor's degree in history with honors from Wesleyan University and his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of The Yale Law Journal.
- Today: 17
- Past Seven Days: 64
- All-Time: 46,554
- Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources
- Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation
- Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food and Agricultural Research
- Senate Committee on Finance
- Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
- International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
- Taxation and IRS Oversight
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Children and Families
- Employment and Workplace Safety
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2003 - Renewable Energy Parity Act of 2014Read twice and referred Feb 06, 2014 14 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the energy credit for certain property under construction.
S.1957 - Partnership to Build America Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jan 16, 2014 20 Views
A bill to establish the American Infrastructure Fund, to provide bond guarantees and make loans to States, local governments, and infrastructu...
S.1676 - Return Our State Shares ActRead twice and referred Nov 07, 2013 2 Views
A bill to exempt certain payments to States from sequestration.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2233Read twice and referred Apr 09, 2014 17 Views
A bill to provide tax relief for major disaster areas declared in 2012 and 2013 and for other purposes.
S.2223 - Minimum Wage Fairness ActMotion to proceed to consideration Apr 10, 2014 52 Views
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing lim...
S.2199 - Paycheck Fairness ActMotion by Senator Reid Apr 09, 2014 209 Views
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages o...
Recent Voting History
On the Motion for Attendance PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAye (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAye (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1063: Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010Abstain (against party)April 09, 2014