Bennet Announces A Record $125.6 Million to Help Colorado Families Cover Energy Costs This Winter

Thanks to Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Colorado Will Receive Nearly Double Its Typical Allocation for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that Colorado will receive a record $125.6 million for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to help Colorado families cover energy bills this winter.

ICYMI: Bennet Pens Op-Ed One Year After the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Bennet: “A year after Jan. 6, we should ask what we owe generations of Americans that have fought to make this country live up to our founding creed?”

In case you missed it, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet penned an op-ed today in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel one year after the attack on the U.S. Capitol and the attempt to block the certification of the 2020 election.

Bennet, Casey, Wyden, Kelly Seek Assurances on Federal COVID-19 Response in Nursing Homes as Omicron Spreads

Recent Reporting Suggests the Pace of Administering Booster Shots and Second Primary Vaccines In Nursing Homes May Be Putting Residents At Risk

In the face of surging Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra seeking information on the agency’s steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among nursing home residents and workers.

Bennet Joins Reed, Clark In Bicameral Letter Urging HHS to Help Protect Colorado Families This Winter During Energy Crisis

As the Cost Of Home Heating Is Estimated To Increase By 30% This Winter, Lawmakers’ Letter Requests Information Regarding Implementation and Sustainability Of LIHEAP

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.), U.S. Representative Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), and a group of their colleagues in a bicameral letter urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address the ongoing energy crisis and its effect on families served by the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Bennet Announces That Colorado Will Receive Up to $2.4 Million to Help Implement Updated National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Funding from the American Rescue Plan Will Help States Implement a Bennet-Backed Bill to Shorten National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 9-8-8

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that Colorado will receive up to $2.4 million in funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services to implement 9-8-8 as the new, easy-to-remember National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.