1,024,000 Colorado Kids Received Payments in August So Far, According to Treasury
Aug 13, 2021
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet highlighted new data from the U.S. Department of the Treasury showing that 1,024,000 Colorado kids received expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments in August as compared to 992,000 in July — an increase of 32,000 Colorado kids.
Senators Propose U.S.-owned Industrial Finance Corporation to Invest in Innovative American Manufacturing
Aug 12, 2021
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), and Mark Warner (D-Va.) introduced the Industrial Finance Corporation Act, new legislation which would establish the Industrial Finance Corporation of the United States (IFCUS).
Bill Allows Legislators to Formally Consider the Impacts of Legislation on People of All Socioeconomic Backgrounds, Design Policies That More Effectively Advance Racial and Economic Equity
Aug 11, 2021
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) along with U.S. Representatives Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) will introduce the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Fiscal Analysis by Income and Race (FAIR) Scoring Act, legislation that seeks to provide policymakers with standardized, non-partisan data about the real-world effects of their policies.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) released the following statements after the U.S. Senate confirmed former Secretary of the Interior and Colorado U.S. Senator, Ken Salazar, to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico by unanimous consent.
As the Second Payments of the Bennet-championed Expanded Child Tax Credit Begin to Reach Families on Friday, Survey Shows Food Insufficiency Also Dropped in Households with Children
Aug 11, 2021
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed new data from the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey that found economic hardship declined in households with children following the first payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) in July.
The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Claimed the Lives of More Than 184,000 Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Residents and Workers
Aug 11, 2021
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation to update federal nursing home policy to improve quality of care and oversight after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic took the lives of hundreds of thousands of residents and workers in nursing homes.
Bennet, Hickenlooper Led Colorado Congressional Delegation in Supporting Colorado’s Request for Emergency Federal Resources to Aid Response Efforts
Aug 10, 2021
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper released the following statement after the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration awarded the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) $11.6 million to begin repairs to I-70.
Senators Applaud Legislation’s Inclusion in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Aug 09, 2021
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the Automatic Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Major Disasters and Critical Events Act, which is included in the major bipartisan infrastructure package, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021.