Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of more than 80 lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) in sending a bicameral letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) calling for a criminal civil rights investigation into the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and an independent investigation into the local authorities’ handling of the case.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced legislation to enable individuals collecting enhanced federal unemployment compensation to receive maximum financial assistance when enrolled in Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace plans.

Bennet Presses Pence For Update on PPE, Tests to Protect JBS Workers in Greeley During COVID-19 Pandemic

Senator Pushes For More Protective Health Measures For Meat, Food Processing Plants in Colorado to Safeguard Workers, Communities, and National Food Supply

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence requesting an update regarding the need for more testing and personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect workers at the JBS plant in Greeley, which has become a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hotspot.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge Administration to Keep Voters, Election Officials Safe Amid Pandemic

Letter Calls on Administration to Issue Comprehensive Guidance on Safety Measures to Keep Voters and Poll Workers Safe During Upcoming Elections

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 26 colleagues in sending a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the administration to issue updated and comprehensive guidance on safety measures for both mail and in-person voting to keep voters, poll workers, and election workers safe during upcoming elections.

Bennet, Markey, Schumer, Cantwell, Van Hollen, Schatz, Hassan Lead Colleagues on Legislation to Ensure All Students Have Internet Access During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Public Health Emergency is Exacerbating a Longstanding “Homework Gap” and Requires Immediate Action by Congress

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) led 39 of their Democratic Senate colleagues in introducing the Emergency Educational Connections Act, legislation aimed at ensuring all K-12 students have adequate devices and home internet connectivity during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) announced legislation to reduce interest rates and modify repayment obligations for health care providers who have sought financial assistance through Medicare’s Accelerated and Advance Payments Program amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to immediately work to ensure Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants can receive home food delivery and curbside pickup during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge VA to Prioritize Veterans’ Mental Health Care Amid Pandemic

Senators: “The COVID-19 impact on mental health will be long-term, and immediate action as well as a long-term response plan are necessary to combat the mental health implications of this crisis.”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his colleagues sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urging the agency to develop and implement comprehensive mental health care plans to ensure veterans’ well-being during and after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colorado Delegation Members Call for Additional Financial Support for Higher Education Institutions and Students

Colorado’s Institutions of Higher Learning are Facing a Financial Shortfall of $274 Million Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), and Jason Crow (D) joined a bipartisan bicameral letter to House and Senate leadership. The letter requests $47 billion in additional funding for institutions of higher learning and students to address financial shortcomings related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, as well as $26 billion for research.