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.
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, 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...

Bennet Joins Colleagues in Calling for Fixes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to be Included in COVID-19 Relief Package

Bill Would Ensure Public Servants and Frontline Workers, Like Nurses and First Responders, Receive the Student Loan Forgiveness They Have Earned

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 17 of his colleagues called on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to include fixes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program in the next Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief package.