Bennet Praises Senate Passage of Bipartisan Coronavirus Aid and Economic Relief Package

Package Includes Bennet-Led Colorado Priorities, Boosts Health Care Response, and Provides Urgent Support to Workers, Families, and Businesses

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following Senate passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion plan to fight the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and help Americans weather the economic fallout of the crisis.

Colorado Delegation Calls on Federal Health Agency to Grant Colorado More Flexibility to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic

Delegation Letter Supports State of Colorado’s Application for 1135 Waiver from HHS

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Joe Neguse (D), Scott Tipton (R), Ken Buck (R), Doug Lamborn (R), Jason Crow (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D), requested the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) waive certain requirements hampering the State of Colorado’s efforts to provide much-needed care to Coloradans during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls on President Trump to Be Honest with American People, Take Action to Address Nationwide Equipment Shortages

Bennet Demands President Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Scale Up Manufacturing of Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor urging President Donald Trump to level with the American people about the critical shortages of medical supplies and equipment needed to address the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet Urges Senate Leaders to Ensure All Students Can Continue Education Remotely During Coronavirus Crisis

The Current Public Health Emergency is Likely to Exacerbate a Longstanding “Homework Gap” Without Immediate Action by Congress

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), led 17 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) urging them to support robust funding for all K-12 students to have adequate home internet connectivity if their schools close due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the next version of the coronavirus relief package.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Joe Neguse (D), Scott Tipton (R), Doug Lamborn (R), Jason Crow (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D), are requesting that the President of the United States approve the request from Colorado Governor Jared Polis for additional funding to support the Colorado National Guard as they work to respond to statewide incidents related to the preservation of life and property in connection with COVID-19.