Bennet, 35 Colleagues Push for Support of School Meal Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Senators Also Call for Additional Support to Help Schools Deliver Meals to Low-Income Students

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 35 of his Senate colleagues are urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to continue critical flexibilities that have allowed students to access much-needed meals throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Shaheen, Stabenow Lead Call to Prioritize Improvements to Medicare Payments Program, Provide Financial Relief for Health Care Providers in Future COVID-19 Response Legislation

Push Follows Bennet and Shaheen’s Legislation to Address Concerns in Medicare Payments Program and to Provide Financial Relief for Health Care Providers on Frontlines of Coronavirus Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) led a group of U.S. Senators in a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), calling for future Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response legislation to include modifications to repayment obligations and provide an opportunity for loan forgiveness for health care providers who’ve sought financial assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic through Medicare’s Accelerated and Advance Payments Program.
Denver – Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced his opposition to the nomination of Dr. Judy Shelton to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. “Dr. Judy Shelton is the wrong person for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in the middle of a historic economic crisis. Her extremist views on mo...

Bennet Joins Colleagues in Calling for Fixes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to be Included in COVID-19 Relief Package

Bill Would Ensure Public Servants and Frontline Workers, Like Nurses and First Responders, Receive the Student Loan Forgiveness They Have Earned

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 17 of his colleagues called on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to include fixes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program in the next Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 36 of his colleagues in a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) requesting that he support the funding amount and proposed funding flexibility for state and local governments that was included in the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES) Act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Bennet Secures Measures to Strengthen National Security and Defense Efforts in Senate Defense Authorization Bill

Bennet-Led Provisions in Final Bill Boost Small Business Innovation, Promote Gender Diversity, and Strengthen American Capabilities in Artificial Intelligence

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that four of his measures to strengthen national security and defense were included in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the Senate.

Bennet Celebrates House Passage of Historic Public Lands Package to Fully Fund LWCF and Reduce the Public Lands Maintenance Backlog

Bennet Has Led the Fight to Fully Fund LWCF, Invest in Our Public Lands for Over a Decade

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded House passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, historic public lands legislation to permanently and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million and begin to address the $19 billion public lands maintenance backlog.