Bennet, Markey, Van Hollen, Schatz Lead Colleagues in Renewed Push to Ensure All Students Can Continue Education Online During Coronavirus Pandemic

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

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), led 31 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate and House leadership requesting 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.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed the decision by the Treasury Department to reverse an earlier policy that would have required Social Security beneficiaries to file taxes in order to receive the direct cash assistance included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Bennet, Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Trump Administration to Release $900 Million in LIHEAP Funding to States

Senators Request Emergency Crisis Utility Assistance to be Quickly Distributed to Protect Vulnerable Americans and Urge Trump Administration to Fully Refund and Release $37 Million It Previously Diverted From the Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 27 of his colleagues in a letter urging the Trump Administration to quickly release $900 million in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding that Congress included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Bennet, Colleagues Press Trump Administration To Provide Guidance To Child Welfare Agencies During COVID-19 Crisis

Senators Urge Administration to Issue Comprehensive Guidance to Ensure Children, Young People in Child Welfare System Remain in Safe, Stable Housing and Have Resources They Need Throughout Crisis

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet along with a group of his Democratic colleagues called on the Trump Administration to issue national guidance for child welfare agencies that are working to protect and support children amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet, Barrasso Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Calling on Federal Government to Help Rural Health Providers

In Letter to Health and Human Services, 122 Lawmakers Urge Immediate Financial Assistance to Rural Health Care Providers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet along with U.S. Senator John Barrasso, M.D. (R-Wyo.) led a letter with 41 senators and 81 representatives to the Trump Administration urging them to provide immediate assistance to rural hospitals, clinics, and providers as the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) increasingly strains hospitals and providers across the country.

After CARES Act Becomes Law, Bennet, Colorado Delegation Urge Immediate Action for Small Businesses

Delegation asks Small Business Administration to implement new rules and guidance within days, if not hours

Immediately after President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation requested that the Small Business Administration immediately implement the act’s loan programs for small businesses.