Bennet Statement on Confirmation of FDA Commissioner

Washington, D.C. - Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the Senate's confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf to be Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

"Colorado's thriving bioscience community depends on the FDA to help it get new lifesaving drugs to patients, advance research and development into new drugs and therapies, and to ensure we have a safe and secure drug supply. We will work with Dr. Califf in his role as FDA Commissioner to ensure these remain a priority to ensure consumer protections and to help businesses continue to innovate. We look forward to working with him to help Colorado's bioscience industry continue its work to help save the lives of patients throughout the country."