Bennet, Gardner Make Bipartisan Push to Support Physician Training Programs in Rural Communities

Senators: “Rural hospitals have been significantly impacted by revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and without federal action, we are concerned that some may be forced to discontinue their physician training programs to remain open.”

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) are making a bipartisan push, along with U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Michael Rounds (R-S.D.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), to support physician training programs in rural communities to strengthen and maintain a physician workforce for the future, especially in rural areas.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation sent a second letter to President Donald Trump asking for extended federal funding for the Colorado National Guard in support of the fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), echoing a recent request from Colorado Governor Jared Polis.

Bennet, 35 Colleagues Push for Support of School Meal Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Senators Also Call for Additional Support to Help Schools Deliver Meals to Low-Income Students

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 35 of his Senate colleagues are urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to continue critical flexibilities that have allowed students to access much-needed meals throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Shaheen, Stabenow Lead Call to Prioritize Improvements to Medicare Payments Program, Provide Financial Relief for Health Care Providers in Future COVID-19 Response Legislation

Push Follows Bennet and Shaheen’s Legislation to Address Concerns in Medicare Payments Program and to Provide Financial Relief for Health Care Providers on Frontlines of Coronavirus Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) led a group of U.S. Senators in a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), calling for future Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response legislation to include modifications to repayment obligations and provide an opportunity for loan forgiveness for health care providers who’ve sought financial assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic through Medicare’s Accelerated and Advance Payments Program.
Denver – Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced his opposition to the nomination of Dr. Judy Shelton to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. “Dr. Judy Shelton is the wrong person for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in the middle of a historic economic crisis. Her extremist views on mo...