Senator Discusses His Health Force Proposal to Train and Deploy Hundreds of Thousands of Americans to Support a National Strategy for Testing and Contact Tracing
Sep 18, 2020
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited Clayton Early Learning to celebrate the launch of Colorado’s first early childhood Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing site and applauded the state’s education community – from early childhood education through higher education – for partnering with Gary Community Investments’ COVIDCheck Colorado testing program.
Senators Urge FCC to Use Existing Authorities to Help Close the “Homework Gap”
Sep 17, 2020
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) led 31 colleagues in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging it to immediately use the E-Rate program to help connect students at home to online learning.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced $1.5 million in federal grant funding to support an innovative project to capture and sequester carbon emissions from the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Florence.
Ahead of today’s Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining legislative hearing, which will consider multiple public lands bills in states like Montana, Arizona, Oregon, and New Mexico, but none in Colorado, Bennet called again on the Senate to consider the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced his staff will be holding weekly telephone office hours this fall. Bennet and his team are committed to answering Coloradans’ questions, listening to their concerns, and helping them navigate federal agencies – including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), and more.