Bennet, Senate Democrats Urge Administration to Remove Needless Restrictions as Trump Seeks to Limit Governors’ Ability to Spend COVID-19 Relief Funds

Trump Administration Tries to Interpret Law in a Way That Would Impose Overly Restrictive Limits on States That Could Trigger a Vicious Cycle: Forcing Cuts to Public Services and Leading to Layoffs of Public Employees on Front Lines of COVID-19 Response

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 46 Senate Democrats in responding to the Trump Administration’s restrictions on how governors can distribute Coronavirus Relief Funds to their states.

Bennet Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Call for Establishing 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

Senators: “The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act is not just smart policy that will save lives, but it is also a statement that our government recognizes our country’s mental health crisis and is working across party lines to address it.”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan, bicameral push in Congress to include S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, in the next Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package.
Denver — Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2020 Broadband Deployment Report: “The conclusions of the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Report defy the evidence all around us that we’ve made far too little ...

Bennet, Colleagues Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers, Businesses Recover from COVID-19 Crisis

Senators Call for National Subsidized Employment Program to Provide Unemployed and Underemployed Workers Wage-Paying Jobs When it is Safe to Go Back to Work

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of his colleagues in calling for a new federal employment program that will help workers and businesses recover from the economic devastation caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Joe Neguse (D), and Jason Crow (D) called on Senate and House Leadership to support the nation’s outdoor economy in future economic relief legislation.

Bennet, Gardner, Neguse, Tipton, Buck, Lamborn Secure COVID-19 Support for Rural Hospitals

Delegation Members Have Repeatedly Urged That the Paycheck Protection Program Apply to Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Scott Tipton (R), and Ken Buck (R) released the following statements regarding the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) clarification today that Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (CHCs) will be eligible for relief provided by the Paycheck Protection Program.