Bennet, Colleagues Urge VA to Prioritize Veterans’ Mental Health Care Amid Pandemic

Senators: “The COVID-19 impact on mental health will be long-term, and immediate action as well as a long-term response plan are necessary to combat the mental health implications of this crisis.”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his colleagues sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urging the agency to develop and implement comprehensive mental health care plans to ensure veterans’ well-being during and after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Senate Democrats Criticize Administration for Stonewalling Veterans Suffering from Agent Orange

Following VA Report, Senators Join Veterans Service Organizations and Afflicted Veterans in Calling for the Expansion of Presumptive Conditions

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and over 40 of their Democratic colleagues in condemning the Trump Administration for stonewalling critical benefits to veterans suffering from health conditions associated with their exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

Bennet, Tester Challenge VA to Combat Veteran Suicide Crisis Following Reported Increase

Following Recent Suicide Data Report, Senators Push VA to Connect At-Risk Veteran Populations with Mental Health Care and Streamline Suicide Data Collection

This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and five of their Senate colleagues in challenging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to aggressively increase its efforts to connect veterans across the country with critical metal health care.

Bennet, Senate Democrats to Trump: Don’t Deport Military Families

Trump Administration’s Proposed Policy Change Would End Protections Against Deportation of Military Spouses and Families, Threatening Military Readiness

Following reports that the Trump Administration is ending protections against the deportation of military families whose loved ones are deployed, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and a group of his Senate colleagues in a letter demanding the administration reverse course immediately.