A spokesperson for Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement in response to a federal investigation that substantiated claims that Veterans Affairs (VA) officials in Colorado used unofficial wait lists to record referrals for mental health care
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led an effort with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) to ensure that homeowners can continue to use PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing to install solar energy and make energy and water efficiency upgrades.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke opposing the proposed National Park Service (NPS) fee increase over concerns that it will stifle local economies, create barriers to access, and further marginalize communities that already face challenges engaging in the outdoors.

Bennet Calls on Washington to Do Tax Reform the Right Way

In Opening Remarks at Senate Finance Markup on Republican Tax Plan, Urges Congress to Stop Taking Easy Path and Instead Invest in Future

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today delivered opening remarks in the Senate Finance Committee markup on the Senate Republican tax plan.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet signed a letter, along with 57 members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, calling on the Trump administration to reverse its recent decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Nicaragua and Sudan, extend TPS for the remaining eight nations that are currently designated, and continue to designate other countries for TPS as warranted by particular conditions.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) this week in calling on the Trump administration to put forward a comprehensive package to provide relief from the recent onslaught of natural disasters.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Expand Services for LGBT Seniors

Bill Would Permanently Establish National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and Prioritize Research to Improve LGBT Health

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Edward Markey (D-MA), and Al Franken (D-MN) today introduced the LGBT Elder Americans Act to improve services available for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adults.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Bill Nelson (D-FL), and Dean Heller (R-NV), this week introduced the Dialysis Patient Access to Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, and Treatment Services (PATIENTS) Demonstration Act to deliver high-quality, integrated care to patients receiving dialysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD).