Bennet, Hickenlooper Lead Colorado Delegation in Urging Department of Veterans Affairs to Authorize Community Care for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Many veterans report problems with accessing health care at Community Care providers such as the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and U.S. Representatives Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse, Lauren Boebert, Ken Buck, Doug Lamborn, and Ed Perlmutter sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to authorize community care for high-risk veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Bennet, Cardin, Booker, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reduce Exposure to Lead in Drinking Water

The Financing Lead Out of Water Act Allows Public Water Utilities to Issue Tax-Exempt Bonds to Fund Public and Private Lead Pipe Removal

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) introduced the Financing Lead Out of Water (FLOW) Act.

Bennet, Kaine Issue Statements on Report On Medicare-X Choice Act

New Report Notes that Medicare-X Would Reduce Uninsured Population by 1.1 Million and Save Households $10.9 Billion if Phased in by 2023

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) issued the following statements on the Urban Institute’s report indicating that their Medicare-X Choice Act, introduced in February 2021, would reduce the uninsured population by over a million Americans and save households, employers, and the government billions of dollars.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bipartisan Senate Resolution Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is Celebrated from September 15 through October 15

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in introducing a Senate resolution recognizing September 15, 2022 through October 15, 2022 as Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of Latino Americans in the United States.

As School Year Begins, Bennet Urges CMS to Issue Guidance for School-Based Health Services to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

In Accordance with the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, Bennet Calls for Updated Federal Medicaid Guidance to Increase Access to Health Services in Schools

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to swiftly update Medicaid guidance on providing health care, including mental and behavioral health services, in school-based settings.

Following Bennet and Hickenlooper’s Call, Department of Veterans Affairs To Begin Providing Access to Abortion Services

VA Plans To Provide Abortion Services to Veterans and Their Dependents In Certain Situations; Lawmakers Urge The Agency to Provide Services Regardless of Circumstance

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded an announcement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that it will provide access to abortion and abortion services to veterans and eligible dependents in cases of rape and incest, or when the life of the woman is at risk.

Bennet Welcomes Launch of New 9-8-8 Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Starting July 16, Coloradans Can Dial Easy-to-Remember 9-8-8 for Mental Health Support

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement as 9-8-8 becomes available to use tomorrow, July 16, as the new, easy-to-remember National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL).