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

Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 15, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects
July 14, 2016 Warren, Capito, Alexander, Bennet, Clark, Stivers Applaud Incorporation of Reducing Unused Medications Act in Final Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation
July 14, 2016 Van Hollen Joins Bennet, Rubio, McCaul, Butterfield, Duffy to Introduce RACE for Children Act to Boost Pediatric Cancer Research
July 14, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic
July 13, 2016 Senate Passes Bennet-Backed Measures to Address Opioid Abuse
July 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate - Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill
July 13, 2016 Bennet Amendment Promotes Marijuana Research for Medical Purposes, General Discovery
July 6, 2016 Senators Portman, Markey, Cornyn, and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
July 6, 2016 Senators Portman, Markey, Cornyn, and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-Based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
June 28, 2016 Bennet: Congress Needs to Get Serious about Zika Funding and Pass a Bill to Fight the Disease
June 24, 2016 Bennet: Zika Represents Serious Public Health Threat, No Time for Partisan Politics
June 21, 2016 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 16, 2016 Bennet: Congress Must Act on Zika Funding Without Delay
June 8, 2016 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State for the US Department of State and Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense for the US Department of Defense- Bennet, Colleagues Urge Defense, State Departments to Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense- Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
June 3, 2016 Following Discovery of New Superbug in U.S., Hatch, Bennet, to Introduce Amendment Supporting Development of New Antibiotics
June 2, 2016 Following Discovery of New Superbug in U.S., Bennet, Hatch to Introduce Amendment Supporting Development of New Antibiotics
May 25, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the HHS- Bennet Urges HHS to Take Steps to Protect Olympic Athletes, Tourists from Zika
May 24, 2016 Senators Urge Action on Delayed V-A Medical Leases
May 23, 2016 Letter to Senator Johnny Isakson, Chairman, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and Senator Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Urging Action On Delayed VA Medical Leases
May 18, 2016 Bennet Amendment Extends Support to Disabled Veterans Training for Olympics
May 12, 2016 Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Change Culture at VA, Improve Choice Program
May 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House MInority Leader; the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Push for Zika Funding
May 10, 2016 The Coloradoan- Bennet fights for Zika funding at Fort Collins lab
May 8, 2016 Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Address Problems with VA Choice Program
April 27, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Concerns with Medicare Part B Demo
April 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water
April 20, 2016 Rep. Matsui Joins Rep. Ellmers, Sen. Portman to Introduce Health IT Legislation
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request
April 15, 2016 Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, M.D. Director, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Urging FDA to Advance Muscular Dystrophy Therapies
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana
April 8, 2016 Bennet, Ernst, Ayotte, and Warren Introduce Tax Credit for Family Caregivers
April 6, 2016 Senate HELP Committee Holds Markup for PATH Act to Create Streamlined Antibiotic Approval Pathway
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika
March 22, 2016 Bennet Condemns VA Inaction in Review of Aurora VA Hospital Fiasco
March 18, 2016 Bennet Bills to Address Opioid Abuse, Mental Health Crisis Advance to Full Senate
March 15, 2016 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Mental Health Services on College Campuses
March 9, 2016 HELP Committee Advances Two Bennet-Backed Bills to Boost Medical Innovation, Protect Consumers
March 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 9, 2016 HELP Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Help Patients by Facilitating Faster Development of Drugs for Rare Diseases
Feb. 9, 2016 HELP Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Help Patients by Facilitating Faster Development of Drugs for Rare Diseases
Feb. 5, 2016 Bennet Statement on Investigation Finding Long Wait Times, Improper Procedures at Colorado Springs VA Clinic.
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Feb. 5, 2016 Bennet, Portman Introduce Bill to Help Seniors with Chronic Medical Conditions, Reduce Medicare Costs
Jan. 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Concerning Marijuana as a Treatment Option
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