Bennet Pushes for Funding Extensions of Health Programs

Children’s Health Insurance Program; Community Health Centers; and Childhood Home Visiting Programs All Set to Expire This Weekend

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statements in support of extending funding for three health programs that are critical to Coloradans. The deadline to extend funding is September 30, 2017.
In the wake of three massive hurricanes that have disrupted the lives of millions of Americans, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 38 U.S. Senators this week to call on the Trump administration to extend the crucial October 5 deadline for Dreamers to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of CHRONIC Care Act

Legislation Includes Bennet Provision to Expand Independence at Home Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the Senate's passage of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill to strengthen and improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries living with chronic conditions.

Western Senators, Secretary of Agriculture Agree: Wildfire Funding Must be Fixed Now

Bennet Attends Fire Briefing at USDA, Forest Service on Record Fire Spending Year

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a bipartisan group of western senators, today met with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and fire experts at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service for a discussion on record fire season spending and the problem of "fire borrowing."