Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help People With Disabilities Access Care in the Setting of Their Choice

Named After Colorado Activist, the Latonya Reeves Freedom Act Would Strengthen Civil Rights to Help People With Disabilities Continue Living Independently

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Latonya Reeves Freedom Act to strengthen the civil right for people with disabilities, who need long-term services and supports, to receive care in the setting of their choice.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Angus King (I-Maine) urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in a bipartisan letter, to follow the intent of Congress for provisions in the American Rescue Plan to support health providers, specifically $8.5 billion in funding for rural healthcare providers.

Bennet, Cornyn Call on Congress to Drastically Reimagine America’s Mental and Behavioral Health Care System

New White Paper Outlines Senators’ Bold Vision for Significantly Reforming Mental Health In America in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), members of the Senate Finance Committee, released “A Bold Vision for America’s Mental Well-being,” a white paper outlining a new framework for reimagining and redesigning how mental and behavioral health care is delivered in the United States.

Bennet Applauds House Passage of Biden American Rescue Plan

Senator’s Expansion of Child Tax Credit & Earned Income Tax Credit Included in Proposal Would Lift Million of Kids Out of Poverty, Provide Economic Security to Millions of Families

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following House passage of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion proposal to fight the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and help Americans weather the economic fallout of the crisis.