Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act, a bill introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet that would reauthorize, strengthen, and extend the Sexual Assault Forensic Reporting program to reduce the national rape kit backlog.

Colorado Lawmakers Request Resources to Prevent Invasive Species Infestation

Letter to Interior Follows Detection of Mussel Larvae in Colorado Reservoir

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Jared Polis sent a bicameral, bipartisan letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke urging a rapid response to the invasive mussel larvae detected in Colorado's Green Mountain Reservoir.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with a group of Democratic senators, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos criticizing her decision to revoke guidance that directs schools on how to handle investigations of sexual assault and urging her to reverse course.

Bennet Pushes for Funding Extensions of Health Programs

Children’s Health Insurance Program; Community Health Centers; and Childhood Home Visiting Programs All Set to Expire This Weekend

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statements in support of extending funding for three health programs that are critical to Coloradans. The deadline to extend funding is September 30, 2017.

Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of CHRONIC Care Act

Legislation Includes Bennet Provision to Expand Independence at Home Program

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the Senate's passage of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill to strengthen and improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries living with chronic conditions.