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Stories with person: Michael Bennet
  • Bipartisan agreement on bill to rework No Child Left Behind 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:22 am

    WASHINGTON - The Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law has long been criticized as unworkable, too punitive and in need of repair. After years of trying, Congress is finally on the verge of rewriting the 2002 law.

  • EPA widens investigation into Colorado mine-waste spill 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 4:21 pm

    DENVER - The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is expanding its investigation into a toxic spill from an inactive Colorado mine to include questions about whether the agency was following its own rules when it triggered the blowout.

  • EPA grants more time for mine spill repayment pact 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 10:57 pm

    DENVER - The Environmental Protection Agency has given La Plata County and the Southern Ute tribe more time to work out an agreement with the agency for compensation for their costs from the Gold King Mine spill.