Bennet, Hickenlooper Join Bipartisan, Bicameral Call For Semiconductor Funding To Address Supply Chain Shortage

Lawmakers Call On Congressional Leadership To Get Legislation To Provide $52 Billion In Grant Funding To President’s Desk Immediately

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) joined over 140 lawmakers in a letter urging Congressional leadership to quickly send the $52 billion dollars needed to fund the Creating Helpful Incentives for the Production of Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act to President Biden’s desk.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Urge SBA To Extend Deadline For Small Businesses To Repay Economic Injury Disaster Loans

60,000 Small Businesses in Colorado Have Benefited from the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program as They Recover From the Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and several of their colleagues urged the Small Business Administration (SBA) to extend the deadline for Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) repayment to help small businesses in Colorado and across the country recover as the U.S. economy continues to improve.

Bennet Joins Democratic Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Provide Relief to American Consumers from Rising Gasoline Costs

Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax Would Protect Coloradans from Large Oil Companies Exploiting World Events to Boost Profits

With gas prices rising in recent days against a backdrop of continued Russian aggression in Ukraine, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and several colleagues to introduce the Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax, legislation to curb profiteering by large oil companies and provide Coloradans relief at the gas pump.

Bennet Welcomes Funding To Support Ukraine, Colorado Priorities, U.S. Competitiveness In FY22 Funding Bill

Omnibus Passed The Senate With Several Bennet-Backed Priorities To Deliver Aid To Ukraine, Support Colorado Communities & Boost U.S. Technology

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed U.S. Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) omnibus funding bill, which includes $13.6 billion in emergency assistance for Ukraine and NATO allies and support for key Colorado priorities, such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Arkansas Valley Conduit, the Regional Transportation District (RTD), and the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program.

Bennet Secures Nearly $121 Million for Colorado Projects In FY22 Funding Bill

Funding Will Support 64 Colorado Projects to Help Meet Communities’ Needs, Strengthen Local Economies

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed nearly $121 million for Colorado projects in the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) omnibus funding bill. Bennet secured funding for 64 Colorado projects through the congressionally directed spending (CDS) process.

Bennet Calls On Senate Leadership to Support Expanded School Meal Programs

Bennet Is Urging Leadership to Extend USDA Waivers in the Upcoming Spending Package that Allow Schools to Expand Their Meal Programs

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urging the leaders to extend U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) support for schools to continue expanded meal programs through the upcoming spending package.

Bennet, Blackburn, Smith, Cramer Urge HHS to Extend the Provider Relief Fund Spending and Repayment Deadlines to Support Hospitals

As the Health Care Workforce Faces Staffing Shortages, the Senators Also Ask For More Flexibility For Hospitals To Use This Funding

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) called on the Biden Administration to extend Provider Relief Fund (PRF) spending and repayment deadlines.