Today, as new data from the Census Bureau showed that child poverty dropped to a record low in 2021 in large part as a result of the expanded Child Tax Credit, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), alongside U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), and Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.), released the following statement.

As School Year Begins, Bennet Urges CMS to Issue Guidance for School-Based Health Services to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

In Accordance with the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, Bennet Calls for Updated Federal Medicaid Guidance to Increase Access to Health Services in Schools

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to swiftly update Medicaid guidance on providing health care, including mental and behavioral health services, in school-based settings.

What They’re Saying About Bennet’s Calls For President Biden To Use Presidential Authorities to Protect Landscapes In The CORE Act

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Polis, and Neguse Urged President Biden to Use the Antiquities Act to Make Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range a National Monument

Last month, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse urged President Joe Biden to use his Presidential authorities, including the Antiquities Act, to protect the landscapes included in the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act and make Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range a national monument.

Bennet Announces Next Round of Farm Bill Listening Sessions, Plans to Hold Record Number of Discussions to Ensure Farm Bill Reflects Colorado Priorities

Bennet and Staff Have Heard from More Than 300 Coloradans Across 17 Sessions Thus Far; Bennet on Track to Hold More Farm Bill Listening Sessions than His 2014 and 2018 Tours

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that his agriculture policy and regional staff will host additional Farm Bill listening sessions in Southwest Colorado, the San Luis Valley, and the Denver area in the coming weeks.

Following Bennet and Hickenlooper’s Call, Department of Veterans Affairs To Begin Providing Access to Abortion Services

VA Plans To Provide Abortion Services to Veterans and Their Dependents In Certain Situations; Lawmakers Urge The Agency to Provide Services Regardless of Circumstance

Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper applauded an announcement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that it will provide access to abortion and abortion services to veterans and eligible dependents in cases of rape and incest, or when the life of the woman is at risk.