U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas
"I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity."
“It’s good news that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are acknowledging the need for Washington to act on combating poverty, however Americans living in poverty deserve better than recommendations and a promise to wait for Donald Trump to solve this problem.
“In the Senate, I will soon be introducing bold legislation to confront this problem because Americans living in poverty need action. I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity. This is a problem that government cannot confront alone, it is going to take a national commitment and legislative action to put real solutions in place that create real opportunities for people struggling in poverty. America can do better and we must do better to take poverty on.”
Press Releases by Tammy Baldwin
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security OfficesSep 21st, 2016 by Tammy Baldwin
For the past year, Baldwin has worked on behalf of whistleblowers and raised questions about wrongdoing, harassment and retaliation
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation ActSep 21st, 2016 by Tammy Baldwin
National reform will support Wisconsin, which ranks last nationally in startup activity and entrepreneurship growth
We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech ClosureSep 17th, 2016 by Tammy Baldwin
Senators now call on ED to “use its existing legal authority” to increase total debt relief and support available to former ITT Tech students
Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price IncreasesSep 15th, 2016 by Tammy Baldwin
The bipartisan and bicameral FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs
Patient assistance program allows company to increase drug prices while passing costs onto insurance companies and consumers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Calling on Presidential Nominees to Release Tax ReturnsAug 18th, 2016 by Tammy Baldwin
American Public Deserves Transparency