Bennet Joined By Hardest-Hit Colorado Business Owners to Discuss RESTART Act

Senator’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Help Businesses Stay Afloat Through End of Year

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and several business owners from across Colorado who have been hit the hardest by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health and economic crisis discussed their needs as the economy begins to reopen, and how Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), the Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act, can help.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the protests in Denver demanding justice for George Floyd and President Trump’s tweets in response to the protests.

Bennet Welcomes Extension of PPP Funding to CDFIs

Senator Continues to Urge More Support for Hardest-Hit and Underserved Businesses Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Small Business Administration announced they will set aside $10 billion for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed news that the CDC Foundation has revised eligibility requirements for prospective Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) contact tracers, so that applicants no longer need to possess a bachelor’s degree, expanding opportunities for good-paying jobs and public health careers to more Americans.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Food Supply

Food Supply Protection Act Will Strengthen the Food Supply Chain, Protect Workers, Reduce Food Waste, and Support Both Farmers and Families in Need

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and his Democratic colleagues on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry introduced legislation to help protect the food supply after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has put an unprecedented strain on farmers, workers, food banks, and families.