Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet published an op-ed in the Colorado Sun, urging Congress to address the housing crisis amid growing instability in the face of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Senator’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Help Businesses Stay Afloat Through End of Year
May 29, 2020
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.
Senator Continues to Urge More Support for Hardest-Hit and Underserved Businesses Through COVID-19 Pandemic
May 28, 2020
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.
Food Supply Protection Act Will Strengthen the Food Supply Chain, Protect Workers, Reduce Food Waste, and Support Both Farmers and Families in Need
May 27, 2020
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.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a panel of health, education, and business leaders discussed the need for a national Health Force to put Coloradans back to work and help Colorado respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 23 Senate and House colleagues in calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reject a petition that aims to upend long-standing states net metering programs by imposing federal jurisdiction.