Bennet Demands Postmaster General Take Immediate Action to Address Delivery Delays of Veterans’ Prescription Drugs

Senators: “USPS needs to immediately cease operational changes that are causing mail delays so that veterans do not needlessly suffer from illnesses exacerbated by delayed medication deliveries”

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and 28 Senate colleagues in demanding immediate action following reports of significant delays in veterans’ prescription medications through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Governor Jared Polis, Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Attorney General Phil Weiser, and Denver Clerk and Recorder Paul D. López confronted President Donald Trump’s baseless attacks on vote-by-mail and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and pointed to Colorado’s success as a national model.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and a group of their colleagues introduced bicameral legislation to establish an Inspector General (IG) for the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to provide independent oversight, and increase transparency and accountability at the agency, which has recently come under increased scrutiny over reports and allegations of political favoritism, inconsistent policy implementation, and conflicts of interest.

Bennet, Entire Senate Democratic Caucus Urge USPS to Fix Delays, Avoid Cost Increases for Election Mail

Letter Follows Reports that USPS Will Depart from Long-Standing Practice of Prioritizing Election Mail, Delaying Delivery Times Unless States Pay More

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter urging U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to provide answers regarding reports of recent changes to long-standing practices at USPS that would result in increased delivery times and costs for election mail, and urged him not to take any further action that makes it harder and more expensive for states and election jurisdictions to mail ballots.

Bennet, Members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation Express Concern Over Trump Administration Decision to Cut Census Efforts Short

In Letter, Lawmakers Request Extension of Enumeration Period through October 31, 2020 in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Jason Crow (D), Joe Neguse (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D) in a letter to Congressional leadership expressing their concern over the Trump Administration’s decision to end census field data collection activities by the end of September.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General Phyllis Fong and the United States Department of Labor (DOL) Acting Inspector General Larry Turner requesting an investigation into federal actions that may have contributed to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in meat processing facilities and other agricultural processing facilities.