Congressional Member Profiles

Sen. Michael Bennet

Sen. Michael Bennet

Democrat, Colorado
Office 202-224-5852 | @SenBennetCo | Facebook

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Grade

1

Vote for Children

19

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Sen. Bennet has taken 1 vote that would help the children in his state. He has introduced 1 bill and cosponsored 18 bills to help children. Sen. Bennet has taken 0 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 400 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Sen. Bennet has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1195 the Healthy Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1360 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1544 the Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1670 the Credit for Caring Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1848 the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2005 the Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored S.248 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored S.271 the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.281 the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.34 the Direct Support for Communities Act.

  • co-sponsored S.346 the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.348 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • co-sponsored S.404 the Coronavirus Housing Counseling Improvement Act.

  • co-sponsored S.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored S.529 the Background Check Expansion Act.

  • co-sponsored S.53 the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.72 the Keep Our PACT Act.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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