Today on Medium, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet authored an open letter to Coloradans, as protests continue in Colorado and across the country one week after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd.
Following a request submitted by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) along with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report revealing shortfalls in the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) drug treatment programs and recommendations for ways BOP can better manage and expand drug treatment programs offered to incarcerated individuals.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the protests in Denver demanding justice for George Floyd and President Trump’s tweets in response to the protests.

Bennet Joined By Hardest-Hit Colorado Business Owners to Discuss RESTART Act

Senator’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Help Businesses Stay Afloat Through End of Year

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and several business owners from across Colorado who have been hit the hardest by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health and economic crisis discussed their needs as the economy begins to reopen, and how Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), the Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act, can help.

Bennet Welcomes Extension of PPP Funding to CDFIs

Senator Continues to Urge More Support for Hardest-Hit and Underserved Businesses Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Small Business Administration announced they will set aside $10 billion for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Food Supply

Food Supply Protection Act Will Strengthen the Food Supply Chain, Protect Workers, Reduce Food Waste, and Support Both Farmers and Families in Need

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and his Democratic colleagues on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry introduced legislation to help protect the food supply after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has put an unprecedented strain on farmers, workers, food banks, and families.