Colorado Delegation Members Urge FCC to Grant Children’s Hospital Colorado Funding for Rapid Expansion of Telehealth

FCC Funding Would Help Limit Community Spread and Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on Patients

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Doug Lamborn (R), Scott Tipton (R), Ken Buck (R), Jason Crow (D), and Joe Neguse (D) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Wireline Competition Bureau Chief Kris Monteith requesting full consideration of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s application for the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which was authorized in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support the telehealth efforts of health care providers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colleagues Call on Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act, Protect Veterans from COVID-19

Senators: “This Administration must prioritize VA’s sacred mission to care for our nation’s veterans who are especially vulnerable during this pandemic”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 15 of his colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration and its Coronavirus Task Force to make full use of the Defense Production Act (DPA) to better protect veterans, health care professionals, and all Americans during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program has awarded $3.2 million for Colorado’s rural hospitals to combat the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Gillibrand Announce ‘Health Force’ To Mobilize Americans Against Coronavirus Pandemic

The ‘Health Force’ Would Provide Training and Employment to Job-Seeking Americans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced legislation to create the Health Force, which would recruit, train, and employ hundreds of thousands of Americans to expand our public health workforce for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response and strengthen our capacity to meet America’s longer-term public health needs.

Bennet, Colleagues Push Veterans Affairs Secretary for Information on Personal Protective Equipment for Employees Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Alarming Media Reports Highlight Many VA Staff are Working without PPE, Penalized for Following Health Guidance from Public Health Authorities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pushing for more information regarding the personal protective equipment (PPE) available to its employees at hospitals, clinics, and other facilities during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet Touts Colorado Priorities in Latest Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Package

Senator Disappointed the Agreement Doesn’t Include Flexibility for State, Tribal, and Local Governments to Use Funding Where They See Fit

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following Senate passage of the latest bipartisan Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package, a nearly $500 billion plan to support small businesses, hospitals, and testing as Americans continue to weather the economic damage of the virus.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge Trump Administration to Protect Food Supply, Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

As Processing Plants Shutter and Food Industry Essential Workers Fall Ill, 36 Senators Urge Action To Protect Workers and the Food Supply

Denver – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 36 Democratic senators in urging Vice President Mike Pence and other members of the Trump Administration to help ensure the safety of the nation’s food supply and to protect essential workers in the food supply chain during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COV...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the statement below following the release of the Committee’s bipartisan report reviewing the Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) produced by the CIA, NSA, and FBI on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the fourth volume in the committee’s ongoing investigation of the role Russia played in U.S. elections.