Bennet, Colorado Delegation Members Call for Additional Financial Support for Higher Education Institutions and Students
Colorado’s Institutions of Higher Learning are Facing a Financial Shortfall of $274 Million Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 08, 2020Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), and Jason Crow (D) joined a bipartisan bicameral letter to House and Senate leadership. The letter requests $47 billion in additional funding for institutions of higher learning and students to address financial shortcomings related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, as well as $26 billion for research.