Bennet Announces $2.9 Million FEMA Grant to Fund Roadway Repairs in Larimer County

Bennet Pushed to Change Regulatory Interpretations that Initially Prevented Larimer County from Receiving Reimbursements from FEMA to Repair Damage from the 2013 Floods

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that Larimer County will receive a $2.9 million reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair County Road 47 in Southern Larimer County, which was damaged by the 2013 floods.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, joined a group of Democratic senators in calling on Senate Leadership to prioritize the historic investments proposed in President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan for natural infrastructure restoration, resilience, and reclamation.

Bennet, Baldwin Request Review of Issues Facing Older LGBTQ Adults to Ensure High-Quality Care

Senators Urge HHS, CMS to Issue Guidance to Help Hospice and Palliative Care Agencies, Hospitals, Long Term Care Facilities Provide Care to LGBTQ Seniors

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) urged Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to review a number of issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) seniors to improve high-quality, culturally competent care to this growing aging population.

ICYMI: Bennet Pens Op-Ed on Improved Child Tax Credit Ahead of Payments Reaching Colorado Families on July 15

Bennet: “...I’ve spent years fighting to expand the Child Tax Credit, which boosts incomes of 96% of Colorado families to help cover the growing cost of raising kids.”

In case you missed it, over the weekend Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet penned an op-ed on the improved Child Tax Credit, highlighting how it will benefit families and how Coloradans can make sure they will receive the benefits they deserve.

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act

Legislation Now Heads to the House of Representatives for Consideration

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act with bipartisan support.

Bennet, Collins Introduce Legislation to Significantly Expand Opioid, Substance Use Training for Providers Nationwide

Bipartisan Bill Would Standardize Opioid Addiction Treatment and Training for Health Care

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) reintroduced the Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, legislation to require prescribers of highly addictive medication, like opioids, to complete a substance use training to ensure they have foundational knowledge of addiction prevention, treatment, and medication management.