Committee Has Yet to Hold a Single Hearing on Islands’ Recovery One Year After Hurricanes Irma, Maria
Sep 25, 2018
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with seven colleagues on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), today sent a letter to HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to reiterate a request that the Committee hold hearings to assess the challenges faced by the health and educational systems of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today led Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Tom Carper (D-DE), Todd Young (R-IN), and Claire McCaskill (D-MO), members of the bipartisan Senate health care price transparency working group, in releasing draft legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded Senate passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act, which includes four Bennet-sponsored provisions, and called on Congress to do more to address the increasing opioid epidemic.