Bennet Joins Democratic Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Provide Relief to American Consumers from Rising Gasoline Costs

Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax Would Protect Coloradans from Large Oil Companies Exploiting World Events to Boost Profits

With gas prices rising in recent days against a backdrop of continued Russian aggression in Ukraine, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and several colleagues to introduce the Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax, legislation to curb profiteering by large oil companies and provide Coloradans relief at the gas pump.

Bennet Welcomes Funding To Support Ukraine, Colorado Priorities, U.S. Competitiveness In FY22 Funding Bill

Omnibus Passed The Senate With Several Bennet-Backed Priorities To Deliver Aid To Ukraine, Support Colorado Communities & Boost U.S. Technology

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed U.S. Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) omnibus funding bill, which includes $13.6 billion in emergency assistance for Ukraine and NATO allies and support for key Colorado priorities, such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Arkansas Valley Conduit, the Regional Transportation District (RTD), and the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program.

Bennet Secures Nearly $121 Million for Colorado Projects In FY22 Funding Bill

Funding Will Support 64 Colorado Projects to Help Meet Communities’ Needs, Strengthen Local Economies

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed nearly $121 million for Colorado projects in the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) omnibus funding bill. Bennet secured funding for 64 Colorado projects through the congressionally directed spending (CDS) process.

Bennet, Blackburn, Smith, Cramer Urge HHS to Extend the Provider Relief Fund Spending and Repayment Deadlines to Support Hospitals

As the Health Care Workforce Faces Staffing Shortages, the Senators Also Ask For More Flexibility For Hospitals To Use This Funding

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) called on the Biden Administration to extend Provider Relief Fund (PRF) spending and repayment deadlines.

Bennet Calls On Senate Leadership to Support Expanded School Meal Programs

Bennet Is Urging Leadership to Extend USDA Waivers in the Upcoming Spending Package that Allow Schools to Expand Their Meal Programs

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urging the leaders to extend U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) support for schools to continue expanded meal programs through the upcoming spending package.

Bennet, Brown, Whitehouse, Kaine Urge President Biden To Include A Public Option In 2023 Budget Proposal To Lower Health Care Costs For Americans

A Public Option, Not Administered by For-Profit Insurance Companies, Would Increase Competition in the Marketplace & Drive Down Prices

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) sent a letter to President Joe Biden, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, and Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Shalanda D. Young, urging them to include a proposal to add a publicly administered health insurance option to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual marketplaces in the president’s fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal.