Nearly 90,000 Children in Colorado Are Covered by CHIP
Sep 13, 2017
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Cory Gardner (R) today lauded a five-year bipartisan agreement in the Senate Finance Committee to provide health insurance for vulnerable children through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet cosponsored an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to retain military personnel in the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program until their background screenings are completed.
Energy Technology Maturation Program Act would help national laboratories work with the private sector to commercialize innovative energy technology
Sep 12, 2017
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Kamala Harris (D-CA), today introduced legislation to authorize an Energy Technology Maturation Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate successful commercialization of laboratory-developed energy technologies and boost regional, technology-driven economic impact.
With fires blazing across the West, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a bipartisan group of senators urged Senate Leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer to include a wildfire funding fix in any future disaster aid legislation that passes through Congress.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), along with Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Dean Heller (R-NV), today introduced the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act to reauthorize, strengthen, and extend the Sexual Assault Forensic Registry program in an effort to help reduce the national rape kit backlog.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement in response to the Colorado Division of Insurance's announcement that premiums will increase by an average of 26.7 percent in 2018 on the individual health insurance marketplace.
Colorado U.S Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Bob Casey (D-PA), wrote a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging the Department of Defense (DoD) to investigate and clean up chemicals that have contaminated drinking water sources across the nation.