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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Long-Term Relief for 43 Million Student Loan Borrowers Amid Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Long-Term Relief for 43 Million Student Loan Borrowers Amid Pandemic

Administration’s executive order to extend student loan relief still leaves millions of Americans behind

Baldwin, Graham Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Baldwin, Graham Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

Senators Pushing to Pass “Edith’s Bill” to Ensure Seniors Who Get Scammed are Paid Back

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Senate to Reject Conditioning Federal Funds to Schools on Re-Opening In-Person
Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Senators Call on Majority Leader McConnell to hold vote on bipartisan bill that would restore the landmark Voting Rights Act

Baldwin, Democrats Press Trump Administration to Reverse Move Undermining COVID-19 Hospital Data Collection and Reporting
Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Immediately Comply with Supreme Court Decision on DACA
Baldwin Helps Introduce $430 Billion Coronavirus Relief Legislation to Address National Child Care and Education Crises as Democrats Urge Republicans to Act on Bold COVID-19 Relief
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Baldwin Helps Introduce $430 Billion Coronavirus Relief Legislation to Address National Child Care and Education Crises as Democrats Urge Republicans to Act on Bold COVID-19 Relief

Bill will provide relief to students and families and ensure child care providers, K-12 schools, colleges, and universities can continue to provide quality services to children and students across the country

Baldwin, Colleagues Call for $32B in Transit Funding in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for $32B in Transit Funding in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

As stay-at-home orders continue across the country, public transit agencies are faced with decline in ridership, steep revenue losses

Senator Baldwin Leads NDAA Amendment to Increase National Production of Testing Supplies and PPE as COVID-19 Cases Rise
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Senator Baldwin Leads NDAA Amendment to Increase National Production of Testing Supplies and PPE as COVID-19 Cases Rise

“We need more testing supplies, more testing, and more personal protective equipment for workers on the frontlines of this pandemic.”

Congress Battles Over Police Reform

Congress Battles Over Police Reform

Wisconsin delegation split along party lines over the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, Dems in favor, GOP oppose.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Call for HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Funding in Next COVID-19 Response Package
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Call for HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Funding in Next COVID-19 Response Package

Effort for increased HIV/AIDS funding comes as the nation observes tomorrow, June 27, as the 25th Anniversary of National HIV Testing Day

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

A narrow majority overturns Trump administration's revocation of DACA.

Following SCOTUS Ruling, Senators Lead Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote
County Board Unanimously Supports Including Transitional Jobs Program in COVID-19 Relief
Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders to Support Vulnerable Students Amid Coronavirus Crisis
As the Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open, Baldwin and Senators Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety
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As the Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open, Baldwin and Senators Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety

In a letter to USDA Secretary Perdue, 29 Senators make recommendations to protect food supply workers

Senator Baldwin Calls for Funding for State Unemployment Agencies in Future Coronavirus-Related Legislation
Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Ensure All Students Have Access to Internet during Coronavirus Pandemic
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Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Ensure All Students Have Access to Internet during Coronavirus Pandemic

The current public health emergency is exacerbating a longstanding “homework gap” and requires immediate action by Congress

Baldwin, Moore, Kind, Pocan Push for Expanded Food Assistance for Wisconsin in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
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Baldwin, Moore, Kind, Pocan Push for Expanded Food Assistance for Wisconsin in Coronavirus Relief Legislation

"As we face historic economic and social disruption during this pandemic, we must bolster the SNAP program and ensure access for those Wisconsinites who need food assistance."

Baldwin, Murphy, Schumer, Senate Democrats Announce Legislation to Federalize Medical Supply Chain, Increase National Production and Create an Equitable and Transparent Process for Delivery of Necessary Supplies
Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Calling for Relief for Rural Broadcasters, Local Newspapers During Coronavirus Pandemic
Baldwin Leads Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers and Businesses Recover from COVID-19
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Baldwin Leads Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers and Businesses Recover from COVID-19

More than 22 million unemployment claims have been filed in the last four weeks

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Fixing and Funding Small Business Programs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Fixing and Funding Small Business Programs

SBA's Paycheck Protection Program is currently suspended due to lack of funds after two weeks of very high demand

Baldwin Leads Call for Emergency OSHA Standard to Protect Essential Workers in COVID-19 Response Legislation
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Baldwin Leads Call for Emergency OSHA Standard to Protect Essential Workers in COVID-19 Response Legislation

"If we do not mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, it will continue to spread in the community and endanger the public at large"

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus

Spending package provides aid to people, businesses, health care systems and states during COVID-19 pandemic.

Murphy’s Law: Baldwin Plan Needed for Pandemic
Murphy’s Law

Baldwin Plan Needed for Pandemic

Using Defense Production Act could save lives, but Trump won’t act.

Baldwin, Shaheen Call for No Junk Plans Act and Enrollment Assistance in Economic Stimulus Response Legislation
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Baldwin, Shaheen Call for No Junk Plans Act and Enrollment Assistance in Economic Stimulus Response Legislation

Legislation would overturn Trump's expansion of junk health insurance plans that don't provide comprehensive health care coverage

Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Direct Cash Assistance to Help Americans Weather Economic Fallout of Coronavirus Outbreak
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Direct Cash Assistance to Help Americans Weather Economic Fallout of Coronavirus Outbreak

Senators Propose Bold Plan to Lift Up Families Hurt by Crisis

Senator Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Free Coronavirus Testing
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Senator Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Free Coronavirus Testing

Legislation Would Expand Free Coronavirus Testing and Related Health Care Services to People on Private Insurance, in Medicare, Medicaid and for the Uninsured

In Letter to Trump, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call for Coronavirus Economic Response Focused on Helping Workers and Families Most Harmed
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In Letter to Trump, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call for Coronavirus Economic Response Focused on Helping Workers and Families Most Harmed

Stimulus should focus on boosting working Americans, not corporate bottom lines

Baldwin Calling on EPA to Deliver on Promises Made in PFAS Action Plan
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Baldwin Calling on EPA to Deliver on Promises Made in PFAS Action Plan

One Year after EPA Pledged to Act on PFAS Exposure, Key Parts of the Strategy Not Yet Implemented

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Baldwin Calls for Senate Action on House-Passed Bipartisan Legislation to Renew and Expand Funding for the Great Lakes
Johnson Votes to Conclude Impeachment Proceedings
Baldwin, Peters, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Trump Administration to Include New Great Lakes Icebreaker in Upcoming Budget Proposal
“Gut Check Time” For Senators, Baldwin Says

“Gut Check Time” For Senators, Baldwin Says

Pushes U.S. Senate to let Bolton testify in Trump impeachment trial.

It’s “Obvious” Senate Will Acquit Trump

It’s “Obvious” Senate Will Acquit Trump

So says Ron Johnson. “Horrifying” that any senators won’t be impartial, says Baldwin.

Baldwin, Democrats Unveil New Report Detailing How Trump Administration Mismanaged Payments to Farmers for Trade Damages
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Baldwin, Democrats Unveil New Report Detailing How Trump Administration Mismanaged Payments to Farmers for Trade Damages

New data shows how payments create deep inequities, benefiting farms that have experienced less trade damage

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Working to Extend Long Term Funding for Community Health Centers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Working to Extend Long Term Funding for Community Health Centers

With funding set to expire next month, bipartisan group of Senators call for immediate passage on CHIME Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance from Millions of Americans
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Legislation to Stop Use of Taxpayer Dollars at Trump Properties
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Legislation to Stop Use of Taxpayer Dollars at Trump Properties

"President Trump is a walking, talking, tweeting conflict of interest and it is wrong for him to line his own pockets with the abuse of taxpayer dollars."

Wis. Republicans Once Backed Gun Control

Wis. Republicans Once Backed Gun Control

Backing Brady Bill in 1993. Will any now support the background checks bill?

Op Ed: America Needs “Red Flag Laws”
Op Ed

America Needs “Red Flag Laws”

Laws would allow judges to prohibit a person from having or buying firearms in certain circumstances.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border

The Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act would create clear, non-negotiable standards for the treatment of children in America’s care

Baldwin: Census Should Stay on Schedule, Omit Citizenship Question
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Baldwin: Census Should Stay on Schedule, Omit Citizenship Question

Senators Urge Secretary Ross To Print Census Materials Without Citizenship Question, Avoid Delays

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

June 28, 2019 marks 50 years since brave Americans at New York’s Stonewall Inn stood up to oppression and discrimination

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort Directing Trump Administration to Meet Standards Set by the Paris Climate Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort Directing Trump Administration to Meet Standards Set by the Paris Climate Agreement

On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement – making the United States the only count ry to reject the climate accords

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Guarantee Equal Access to Abortion
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and All Senate Democrats Introduce Resolution To Save Pre-Existing Condition Protections And Health Care For Millions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and All Senate Democrats Introduce Resolution To Save Pre-Existing Condition Protections And Health Care For Millions

Senate Resolution Would Reverse Trump DOJ Decision To Support Striking Down Our Entire Health Care System

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule

Proposed rule would bypass the intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill and take food assistance away from families

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All

The Child Care for Working Families Act would ensure high-quality, affordable child care for working families across the country

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
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers

Continues Fight to Protect Wisconsin Producers in Ongoing Trade Negotiations

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 and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Introduce Amendment to Rein in Corporate Stock Buybacks in Banking Deregulation Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Introduce Amendment to Rein in Corporate Stock Buybacks in Banking Deregulation Bill

Following passage of the GOP Tax Scam bill, corporations have announced more than $200 billion in corporate share buybacks, overwhelmingly benefitting corporate executives and wealthy shareholders, while workers get pink slips

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Call for Pensions Fix on the Senate Floor Tonight
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Call for Pensions Fix on the Senate Floor Tonight

Without Congressional Action, the Retirement Benefits of 25,000 Workers and Retirees in Wisconsin Could Be At Risk

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.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force Letter Raising Alarm over Delay in Finalizing Critical Asian Carp Study
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force Letter Raising Alarm over Delay in Finalizing Critical Asian Carp Study

Senators express serious concerns over the timeline for implementing permanent measures to combat Asian carp

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 41 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Dairy State Senators in Urging Agriculture Secretary Perdue to Take Immediate Action for Dairy Farms Harmed by Canadian Trade Barriers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Dairy State Senators in Urging Agriculture Secretary Perdue to Take Immediate Action for Dairy Farms Harmed by Canadian Trade Barriers

Without immediate action and support from USDA, dairy farms may be forced to close within a few weeks