Bennet, Brown, Hassan, Booker Lead Letter Calling on Administration to Ensure Veterans, SSI Beneficiaries Get Stimulus Checks Automatically

Letter Follows Senators’ Successful Efforts to Urge Administration to Reverse Course and Ensure Social Security Beneficiaries Receive Stimulus Checks Automatically

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), led a group of 45 colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to issue stimulus checks automatically to recipients of benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Supplemental Security Income program.

Bennet, Colleagues Call for Investigation Into Navy’s COVID-19 Outbreak and Decision to Relieve Capt. Crozier Of Command

Senators to Inspector General: “[G]iven the extraordinary circumstances under which these events took place, we believe a closer examination by a neutral third party is warranted.”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 17 senators calling on the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General to conduct a formal investigation into troubling reports about the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the decision to relieve Capt. Brett Crozier of his command of the ship. Bennet has heard from several Coloradans concerned about family members serving aboard the Roosevelt.

Bennet, Markey, Van Hollen, Schatz Lead Colleagues in Renewed Push to Ensure All Students Can Continue Education Online During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Current Public Health Emergency Will Exacerbate a Longstanding “Homework Gap” Without Immediate Action by Congress

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), led 31 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate and House leadership requesting robust funding for all K-12 students to have adequate home internet connectivity if their schools close due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed the decision by the Treasury Department to reverse an earlier policy that would have required Social Security beneficiaries to file taxes in order to receive the direct cash assistance included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Bennet, Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Trump Administration to Release $900 Million in LIHEAP Funding to States

Senators Request Emergency Crisis Utility Assistance to be Quickly Distributed to Protect Vulnerable Americans and Urge Trump Administration to Fully Refund and Release $37 Million It Previously Diverted From the Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 27 of his colleagues in a letter urging the Trump Administration to quickly release $900 million in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding that Congress included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.