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Johnson: Schumer Needs to Explain Why Air Traffic Controllers Aren’t Being Paid
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Johnson: Schumer Needs to Explain Why Air Traffic Controllers Aren’t Being Paid

"I feel terrible for the air traffic controllers and the many other federal employees who have been working through the shutdown."

Senate Democrats Block Johnson Effort to Pay Employees Working During Shutdown
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Senate Democrats Block Johnson Effort to Pay Employees Working During Shutdown

It is the minority leader who is holding 400-some thousand individuals who are actually working, that should get paid. He is the one holding them hostage."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections

"No parent should have to lay awake at night wondering if the health care they have today, for themselves and their children, will be there tomorrow."

Pocan Leads Democrats in Introducing Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Pocan Leads Democrats in Introducing Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage

The bill would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2024.

Sensenbrenner Reintroduces the Disability Integration Act
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Sensenbrenner Reintroduces the Disability Integration Act

"I am proud to again sponsor the House version of this strong, bipartisan bill."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors

Legislation would allow Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs, to cut costs for nearly 43 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D. Current law only allows for bargaining by pharmaceutical companies but bans Medicare from doing so

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence

"This legislation is a commonsense solution to prevent the easy access of weapons for those that shouldn't have them."

Duffy Supports Funding for Border Wall

Duffy Supports Funding for Border Wall

But Wisconsin congressman not so sure about Trump’s idea of shutting down government.

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans
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Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

The Senators expressed their opposition to the proposed rule to expand junk plans, CMS-9924-P, ahead of the deadline for public comment on April 23, 2018.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Congressional Leadership to Commit Resources to Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Congressional Leadership to Commit Resources to Opioid Epidemic

“Opioid misuse is not a partisan issue. It is ravaging communities in every state and preys upon individuals and families regardless of party affiliation,” wrote the Senators.