In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls on President Trump to Be Honest with American People, Take Action to Address Nationwide Equipment Shortages

Bennet Demands President Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Scale Up Manufacturing of Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor urging President Donald Trump to level with the American people about the critical shortages of medical supplies and equipment needed to address the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Joe Neguse (D), Scott Tipton (R), Doug Lamborn (R), Jason Crow (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D), are requesting that the President of the United States approve the request from Colorado Governor Jared Polis for additional funding to support the Colorado National Guard as they work to respond to statewide incidents related to the preservation of life and property in connection with COVID-19.

Bennet Urges Senate Leaders to Ensure All Students Can Continue Education Remotely During Coronavirus Crisis

The Current Public Health Emergency is Likely to Exacerbate a Longstanding “Homework Gap” Without Immediate Action by Congress

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), led 17 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) urging them to support robust funding for all K-12 students to have adequate home internet connectivity if their schools close due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the next version of the coronavirus relief package.

Bennet, Schumer, Klobuchar, Hassan Lead Senate Democrats In Letter to President Trump Demanding Answers About Testing and Equipment Shortages

Senators Call on President to Outline Defense Production Act Plan to Mobilize Private Industry and Meet National Supply and Equipment Shortages

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) led every member of the Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter to President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence demanding answers about supplies and equipment in the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) critical to addressing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colleagues Call on FCC to Ensure Americans Are Not Disconnected from Lifeline Program During Coronavirus Pandemic

As Families Face New Financial Hardships, Senators Request the FCC Keep Americans Connected

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet along with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i), called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that no eligible American is disconnected from the Lifeline assistance program during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic.