Bennet, Colleagues Address School Safety Concerns with New Legislation

Bill Would Require School Districts Across the Country to Develop and Implement Locally Driven Anti-Bullying Policies

A Department of Education study found that one in five children between the ages of 12 and 18 are affected by bullying. In an effort to address this ongoing issue, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, joined by more than 30 colleagues, this week introduced the Safe Schools Improvement Act. This legislation would help ensure that no child is afraid to go to school for fear of unchecked bullying and harassment.
After years of work, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today secured a long-term fire funding fix in the omnibus spending bill being considered in Congress this week to end fire borrowing and improve how the federal government pays to fight wildfires.
Led by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and U.S. Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ-3), Ranking Member on the House Committee on Natural Resources, a group of Western lawmakers sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to maintain the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, and to listen to Westerners through public hearings and an extended comment period prior to any revision of the rule.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voted to begin debate on the joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today delivered remarks at Naval Submarine Base New London for the commissioning of the USS Colorado, the newest, most advanced Virginia-class attack submarine in the U.S. Navy.

Bennet, Bipartisan Group Hold Health Net Accountable For “Poor Performance”

In Letter, Senators Demand Better for Providers and Veterans than Health Net’s Failing Customer Service

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a bipartisan group of senators, this week demanded that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) take action to hold Health Net-the primary contractor running the Choice Program in Colorado-accountable for its "frustrating and completely avoidable" customer service problems and late payments to community providers.