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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Building a 21st Century Economy
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
July 31, 2014 Bennet, Senate Send VA Reform Bill to President's Desk
July 29, 2014 Bennet Joins Senate to Confirm New VA Secretary
July 16, 2014 Minority of Senators Block Bill to Protect Women's Health
July 15, 2014 Bennet Urges Senate to Support Hobby Lobby Bill to Protect Women's Health
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 9, 2014 Bennet Meets with VA Nominee Robert McDonald
July 9, 2014 Bennet Joins Udall, Murray Bill to Protect Women's Health Following Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Bennet Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Bennet Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Buffer Zones
June 13, 2014 Bennet Hosts Bioscience Day to Highlight Key Industry
June 11, 2014 Senate Passes Bill to Address Systemic Delays at VA
June 9, 2014 Bennet: VA Audit Underscores Urgency for Major Fixes at VA
June 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
June 5, 2014 Bennet, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Administration to Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
May 30, 2014 Bennet Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Bennet Statement on Inspector General Report Confirming VA Mismanagement and Delays
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Colorado Senators And House Democrats Call On Obama, Shinseki To Provide VA Audit Details
May 27, 2014 Colorado Senators and House Democrats Call on Obama, Shinseki to Provide VA Audit Details
May 22, 2014 Bennet Proposes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Delivery of Field Emergency Medical Services
April 30, 2014 Bennet-Authored Breakthrough Designation Yields Full FDA Approval for Lung Cancer Drug
April 8, 2014 Bennet Encourages Colorado Health IT Experts to Provide Feedback on Proposed Framework
April 8, 2014 Bennet Encourages Colorado Health IT Experts to Provide Feedback on Proposed Framework
March 31, 2014 Bennet Statement on Senate Passage of Temporary SGR Fix
March 20, 2014 Drug Receiving Expedited Approval to Treat More Patients Thanks to Bennet's Bipartisan "Breakthrough Therapy" Provision
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Accountability
March 7, 2014 Bennet Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Paramedic Training for Veterans
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Rocky Flats worker claims
Dec. 17, 2013 Bennet, Grassley Look to Advance Provision for Children with Medically Complex Conditions
Nov. 18, 2013 Senate Passes Most Comprehensive Drug Safety Bill in 25 Years
Nov. 18, 2013 Senate Health Policy Leaders Hail Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Safety of Compounded Drugs, Track Prescription Drugs; Bill Now Heads to the President's Desk
Nov. 15, 2013 Senate Passes Alexander-Bennet Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Nov. 14, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Nov. 12, 2013 House Passes Bennet-Alexander PREEMIE Act, Heads to President's Desk
Nov. 12, 2013 Bennet's Bipartisan Track and Trace Bill Moves Forward on Senate Vote
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Hatch Applaud First FDA Approval of Breakthrough Therapy Drug
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
Sept. 28, 2013 HELP Committee Members Call for Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Sec. Eric Shinseki, Veteran's Affairs - Let's Work Together to Reduce Vet Suicide
Sept. 26, 2013 Bennet's Bipartisan Track-and-Trace Bill Included in Proposal
Sept. 26, 2013 Senate Passes Alexander-Bennet Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Sept. 26, 2013 Senate Passes Bennet-Alexander Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Sept. 25, 2013 Bipartisan Group of HELP Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Address High-Risk Drug Compounding Practices and Secure the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
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