Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Cory Gardner (R) cosponsored the Keeping Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure (KIDS) Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure stability for vulnerable children by extending funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act, a bill introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet that would reauthorize, strengthen, and extend the Sexual Assault Forensic Reporting program to reduce the national rape kit backlog.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a group of Democratic senators, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos criticizing her decision to revoke guidance that directs schools on how to handle investigations of sexual assault and urging her to reverse course.

Colorado Lawmakers Request Resources to Prevent Invasive Species Infestation

Letter to Interior Follows Detection of Mussel Larvae in Colorado Reservoir

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Jared Polis sent a bicameral, bipartisan letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke urging a rapid response to the invasive mussel larvae detected in Colorado's Green Mountain Reservoir.