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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Legislative Session April 8, 2014
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"I suggest the absence of a quorum."
Immigration Reform April 8, 2014
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, I want to return today to the subject of immigration. Today marks the 285th day since the immigration bill passed right here in the Senate with almost 70 votes, and 285 days later we are still waiting for the House of Representatives to act on that bipartisan piece of legislation."
Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed April 7, 2014
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, I come to the floor today to talk about jobs and about one sector in particular that has created tremendous economic growth in Colorado and across the United States, and that is wind energy and the jobs it has brought to our State."
Additional Statements April 2, 2014
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, I come to the floor with a heavy heart to honor the memory of Chairman Jimmy Newton, Jr. of the Southern Ute Tribe. Chairman Newton was a tireless advocate for his fellow tribal members and passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014."
Additional Statements March 25, 2014
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, today we recognize the distinguished public service of Ross Aragon on the occasion of his retirement after serving 36 years as mayor of Pagosa Springs--the longest serving mayor in Colorado. Since taking office in 1978, Mayor Aragon has fulfilled his duties with passion, diligence, and honor. Over his more than three decades of service he has never missed a regular monthly scheduled meeting. For over a generation, the citizens of Pagosa Springs have known Ross Aragon as the best man for the job."

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