Rangely Airport awarded $93,000 grant

RANGELY I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announced Friday that the Rangely Airport has been awarded a $93,158 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

PILT funds included in Farm Bill

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall on Tuesday heralded the inclusion of an extension of the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program in the Farm Bill conference report.

Ruling: Vounteer firefighters not employees

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet recently welcomed news from the Treasury Department that it will issue proposed regulations along with the Internal Revenue Service that clarifies how volunteer firefighters and first responders are defined in the new health care law.

Bennett seeks interns for Colo., Wash. offices

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students for his Washington, DC and Colorado offices. In addition to his Washington office, internships are available year around in the following Colorado locations: Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Fort Collins and Pueblo.

Bennet: PLT, SRS, fire funds needed

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is urging Senate appropriators to support resources for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT), the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) programs and for wildfire prevention, suppression and mitigation efforts.