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.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below as the U.S. Senate prepares to consider the Build Back Better Act, which will extend the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) for one year and make full refundability of the CTC permanent to ensure 27 million American kids can continue to receive the benefit.

ICYMI: Bennet Discusses Historic Build Back Better Act on NPR’s Morning Edition

Legislation Includes Several Bennet-Championed Priorities, Including an Extension of the Expanded Child Tax Credit and a Historic Investment to Protect Our Forests and Fight Climate Change

Last week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep to discuss his town hall and how the Build Back Better Act will make historic investments in American families, rural communities, National Forests, and clean energy innovation.

Bennet Statement on House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Legislation Includes Several Bennet-Championed Priorities, Including an Extension of the Expanded Child Tax Credit and a Historic Investment in America’s Forests

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act.

ICYMI: DURANGO HERALD: “Will Child Tax Credit Be Extended Another Year? Family Benefit Championed By Sen. Bennet Included in Build Back Better Plan”

“Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet spent the past four years advocating for a permanent expansion of the child tax credit…”

In case you missed it, the Durango Herald highlighted the effect of the enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) on Colorado families and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s (D-Colo.) effort to extend the stronger Child Tax Credit in the Build Back Better bill.

Bennet Highlights Historic Funding for Colorado Families, Clean Energy in the Build Back Better Framework

New White House Fact Sheet Shows How Bennet-Championed Priorities Such As the Child Tax Credit and Clean Energy Investments Will Benefit Colorado

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet highlighted a new fact sheet from the White House that shows how President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better framework will invest in Colorado families and workers and support efforts to advance clean energy and combat climate change.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed new data from the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey (HPS) that found 3 in 10 families with at least one child in school used their first three Child Tax Credit (CTC) monthly payments to cover school expenses.