Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Family Act, Urge Congress to Pass Permanent Paid Leave Solution to Spur Economic Recovery

Permanent, National Paid Leave Program Would Put Money Back Into the Pockets of Working Families and the Economy

Today, on the 28th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his colleagues introduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act to create a permanent, national paid family and medical leave program.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge FCC to Use its Emergency Authority to Connect Students to Online Learning

An Estimated 12 Million Students Still Lack Internet Access at Home During Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) led 31 of their colleagues in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the agency’s new leadership to utilize the E-Rate program to help close the “homework gap” during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Tester, Wyden Introduce Bill to Shine a Light on Dark Money in Politics

Spotlight Act Would Increase Transparency by Requiring Political Non-Profits to Disclose Donors

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and several other colleagues, introduced the Spotlight Act to shine a light on dark money political donors and hold the government accountable to enforce our nation's campaign finance laws.

Bennet, Senate Democrats Call for Continued Support of NASA Lander Program

Human Landing System Program Will Be Critical for Mission to Land First Woman on the Moon

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 10 of his Senate Democratic colleagues in writing to the White House in support of continued funding for NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS) program, which is critical to the Artemis Program of returning astronauts to the moon for the first time in half a century, and landing a woman on the moon for the first time in history.

Bennet Urges Passage of Biden Relief Plan to Help Families, Cut Child Poverty in Half

In Floor Remarks, Bennet Describes How President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Would Help Vulnerable Families and Kids

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor about the urgency of passing President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan to help vulnerable families and children during the ongoing pandemic and economic crisis.

Bennet, Hickenlooper Introduce Bipartisan Paycheck Fairness Act

Colorado’s Wage Gap Costs Women Nearly $400,000 Over Their Careers

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) joined the new Democratic majority to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963, help eliminate the gender wage gap, and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable

Bennet, Senate Democrats Introduce D.C. Statehood Bill

Legislation Would Ensure Equal Representation for over 700,000 D.C. Residents

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of Democratic senators introduced legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state, finally giving its citizens full representation in Congress.