Bennet, Gillibrand Announce ‘Health Force’ To Mobilize Americans Against Coronavirus Pandemic

The ‘Health Force’ Would Provide Training and Employment to Job-Seeking Americans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced legislation to create the Health Force, which would recruit, train, and employ hundreds of thousands of Americans to expand our public health workforce for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response and strengthen our capacity to meet America’s longer-term public health needs.

Bennet, Colleagues Push Veterans Affairs Secretary for Information on Personal Protective Equipment for Employees Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Alarming Media Reports Highlight Many VA Staff are Working without PPE, Penalized for Following Health Guidance from Public Health Authorities

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pushing for more information regarding the personal protective equipment (PPE) available to its employees at hospitals, clinics, and other facilities during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the statement below following the release of the Committee’s bipartisan report reviewing the Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) produced by the CIA, NSA, and FBI on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the fourth volume in the committee’s ongoing investigation of the role Russia played in U.S. elections.

Bennet Touts Colorado Priorities in Latest Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Package

Senator Disappointed the Agreement Doesn’t Include Flexibility for State, Tribal, and Local Governments to Use Funding Where They See Fit

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following Senate passage of the latest bipartisan Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package, a nearly $500 billion plan to support small businesses, hospitals, and testing as Americans continue to weather the economic damage of the virus.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge Trump Administration to Protect Food Supply, Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

As Processing Plants Shutter and Food Industry Essential Workers Fall Ill, 36 Senators Urge Action To Protect Workers and the Food Supply

Denver – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 36 Democratic senators in urging Vice President Mike Pence and other members of the Trump Administration to help ensure the safety of the nation’s food supply and to protect essential workers in the food supply chain during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COV...

Bennet, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders To Expand Health Care Coverage In Any Future Coronavirus Legislation

Letter Comes as More Americans Continue to Lose Their Jobs and Their Employer-Based Health Care Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 37 of his Senate colleagues in pressing congressional leaders to make sure that any future Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief legislation includes strong measures to secure health care coverage for Americans in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.