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Michael Bennet

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Additional Statements June 13, 2016
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, I extend my sincere appreciation and gratitude to Dennis X. McCormack for his tireless contributions to bettering the lives of Colorado's veterans."
Additional Statements May 16, 2016
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, for over 35 years, the Holocaust Memorial Observances of Greeley and Northern Colorado have worked to raise awareness of the atrocities of Nazi crimes and the perils of anti-Semitism and have fostered greater understanding and knowledge throughout Colorado. Through various educational experiences, the Holocaust Memorial Observances have preserved many of the stories of the courage and bravery that have come to define that period."
Tribute To Mark Van Tine May 16, 2016
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, today I wish to recognize Mark Van Tine, vice president of Digital Aviation for the Boeing Company and chief executive officer of Jeppesen. He is retiring after 35 years with the company as a champion of the aviation industry."
Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act Of 2016 May 11, 2016
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"I agree with my colleague from Colorado. In an attempt to protect certain States with guaranteed funding levels, in 2006 Congress changed the Older Americans Act funding formula to ensure States received a guaranteed funding level based on senior populations. Due to Colorado's growing senior population and this provision from 2006, Colorado saw massive cuts during sequestration, when other States did not."
Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act Of 2016 May 11, 2016
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"We believe that, moving forward, it is imperative that steps are taken in future reauthorizations to safeguard services for all seniors regardless of their State of residence. It is our hope that as Congress continues to address issues that are important to all senior citizens, we find a path forward to address the issue we have raised here today."

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