On Equal Pay Day, we're asking Michael Bennet why he voted against an amendment to promote equal pay for women and prevent discrimination.
“It’s telling that Senator Bennet couldn’t bring himself to vote for a bipartisan amendment to promote equal pay for women and prevent discrimination
,” said NRSC spokeswoman Andrea Bozek. “Women are the backbone of our economy and we will continue to hold Senator Bennet accountable for his failure to stand up for Colorado women
Bennet Voted Against Establishing A Reserve Fund To Promote Equal Pay
On March 24, 2015, Bennet Voted Against The Fischer Amendment To Establish A Deficit-Neutral Reserve Fund To Promote Equal Pay
. “To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting equal pay, which may include preventing discrimination on the basis of sex and preventing retaliation against employees for seeking or discussing wage information.” (S.Amdt. 409 To S.Con.Res. 11, Roll Call Vote #81
: Amendment Agreed To 56-43, 3/24/15, Bennet Voted Nay)