Bennet Urges Land Management Agencies to Assist Rural Communities in Coronavirus Response

Rural Counties, Municipalities Face Unique Challenges that USDA, DOI are Well Suited to Respond To

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to take immediate action to ensure USDA and DOI staff and resources are available to assist with emergency response efforts to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Colorado and across the country.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Historic Legislative Package to Address America’s Black Maternal Health Crisis

The Black Maternal Health “Momnibus” Package Includes Nine Bills to Comprehensively Improve Maternal Health Outcomes, Close Racial Disparities

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that he joined U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and their colleagues in introducing the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act, a historic legislative package to address America’s urgent maternal health crisis.

Bennet Joins Colleagues in Urging Internet Service Providers to Suspend Service Terms During Coronavirus Outbreak

Senators Call on Companies to Temporarily Suspend Policies that Could Limit Telework, Online Education, Telehealth, and Remote Support Services in Wake of Social Distancing Measures

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 17 of his colleagues in sending a letter to the CEOs of eight major internet service providers (ISPs) calling on the companies to take steps to accommodate the unprecedented reliance we will likely see on telepresence services, including telework, online education, telehealth, and remote support services.

Bennet Announces Colorado Parks and Wildlife Will Receive $1.2 Million to Expand Public Access for Hunting

Grant Awarded by Program Bennet Fought to Increase Funding for in 2018 Farm Bill

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will receive $1.2 million in funding to expand its successful Walk-In Access Program through U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP), which Bennet secured increased funding for in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Bennet, Democrats Urge DeVos to Issue Clear Guidance for Schools and Families as Schools Cancel In-Person Classes

Senators Push for DeVos to Address School Lunches, Online Learning, and Federal Financial Aid and Student Loans

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 32 of his Democratic colleagues urged Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to provide clarity and guidance for school districts and institutions of higher education, as well as families and students, following decisions by schools in Colorado – including CU Boulder and Colorado College – and across the country to cancel in-person classes due to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).