Bennet Praises Senate Passage of Bipartisan Coronavirus Aid and Economic Relief Package

Package Includes Bennet-Led Colorado Priorities, Boosts Health Care Response, and Provides Urgent Support to Workers, Families, and Businesses

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following Senate passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion plan to fight the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and help Americans weather the economic fallout of the crisis.
As the economic fallout of the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak escalates, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), along with U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i), Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine), and a group of their colleagues sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer outlining a bold new proposal to provide Americans with direct cash payments.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse today announced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act will receive a hearing in the House Natural Resources subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, and has gained additional support from all members of the Colorado Democratic delegation and several key stakeholders.