Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues to push the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase broadband speed requirements in its existing programs so that Americans, particularly in rural and underserved areas, can access the faster download and upload speeds needed to participate in modern telehealth, telework, and remote learning.

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.

In Senate Floor Speech, Bennet Urges Long-Term Reforms to Fix America’s Broken Student Loan System and Drive Economic Opportunity for All

As President Biden Considers Student Debt Relief, Bennet Urges Him to Target Efforts to Low- and Medium- Income Households, Pursue Broader Reforms to Support Both College and High School Graduates

Today on the Senate floor, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged long-term solutions to America’s broken student loan system and new pathways to drive economic opportunity for all, especially for Americans who do not attend college.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge FCC to Use its Emergency Authority to Connect Students to Online Learning

An Estimated 12 Million Students Still Lack Internet Access at Home During Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) led 31 of their colleagues in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the agency’s new leadership to utilize the E-Rate program to help close the “homework gap” during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.