Bennet, Hickenlooper Join 38 Senate Colleagues in Urging Biden Administration to Limit Junk Health Plans That Undermine Standards of Affordable Care Act

Junk Plans Can Deny Coverage to People With Pre-Existing Conditions & Are Not Required To Cover Essential Services Like Maternity Care, Prescription Drugs, Substance Use Disorders & Emergency Room Care

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and 37 Senate colleagues in urging Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and the Biden Administration to limit the sale and availability of short-term, limited-duration insurance (STLDI) plans, also known as “junk plans,” because of their failure to provide adequate, comprehensive health insurance coverage.

ICYMI: On the Senate Floor, Bennet Passes His Bill to Add the Amache Internment Site for Japanese Americans to the National Park System

After Debate, Bennet and Lee Reached An Agreement On The Floor, Leading to Senate Passage of Bennet’s Bill

Ahead of the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which began the forced internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet passed his bill to add the Amache internment site for Japanese-Americans to the National Park System (NPS).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D), along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D) and Ken Buck (R), celebrated Senate passage of legislation to establish the Amache National Historic Site, a former Japanese American incarceration facility outside of Granada, Colorado, as part of the National Park System. Bennet and Hickenlooper introduced the bill in the U.S. Senate last year.