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Bipartisan Support Grows for Baldwin’s Reform Inspired by Wisconsin Teenager
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Bipartisan Support Grows for Baldwin’s Reform Inspired by Wisconsin Teenager

Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act will provide health insurance coverage for children born with congenital anomalies or birth defects

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay

"The U.S. women’s national soccer team brought our nation together and made us all proud winning their second straight World Cup."

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

Cruel and Unusual: Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons
Cruel and Unusual

Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons

Governor promised to cut prison population by 50%, but has so far made no progress.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices

The Affordable Medications Act Would Hold Drug Companies Accountable For High Prices, Bring Down Costs for Seniors, Families and Taxpayers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on House Passage of Equality Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on House Passage of Equality Act

"The House has taken an historic step forward by passing the Equality Act..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

“It is about all of us — not me, us — transforming this country.”

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

But big majority in MU poll says Legislature not cooperating with governor and support him on most issues.

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 Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package

“Contractor workers and their families should not be penalized for a government shutdown that they did nothing to cause.”

Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis
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Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis

Support Grows With 40 Lawmakers Joining Schatz and Pocan

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Create State Public Health Care Option
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Create State Public Health Care Option

State Public Option Act will allow states to create a Medicaid buy-in program for all their residents, regardless of income

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Debbie Stabenow and Sherrod Brown Introduce Legislation to Expand Medicare and Reduce Health Care Costs
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Debbie Stabenow and Sherrod Brown Introduce Legislation to Expand Medicare and Reduce Health Care Costs

"Wisconsinites have sent a clear message to Washington that they want us to work together to expand access to health care and lower costs."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide

Special education increases and accepting more federal Medicaid money are drawing broader support than many other current issues

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."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown

"The Trump shutdown is punishing federal workers, and contractors who are serving without pay."

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."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections

New Administration guidance encourages states to promote “junk” health plans that lack protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions and would increase costs for millions of Americans

Major Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Cosponsored By Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
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Major Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Cosponsored By Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

Baldwin: “An important step in the right direction to keep our communities safe and make the criminal justice system more just and fair.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online

Data Care Act will stop websites and apps from using personal data against users, protect user information from hacks and hold companies accountable for misuse

Following the Recent Federal Report, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Immediate Action to Combat Climate Change
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Following the Recent Federal Report, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Immediate Action to Combat Climate Change

Baldwin joins 24 Senate colleagues in backing the recent report and National Climate Assessment on the consequences of climate chang

Will Baldwin Support Or Condemn Booker’s Decision To Knowingly Release Confidential Information About Racial Profiling?
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Will Baldwin Support Or Condemn Booker’s Decision To Knowingly Release Confidential Information About Racial Profiling?

"Voters deserve to know if she agrees with Booker’s unethical decision to release confidential documents," said Leah Vukmir campaign manager Jess Ward.

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding
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Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding

In past years, the federal grant process for Navigators was underway by April, but as of today, CMS has yet to put out a formal call for grant applications.

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 Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

“No police officer, no firefighter, no public health provider, and no person should be unable to save a life because of the high price,” wrote the lawmakers.

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Despite differing outcomes, ballot preferences echoed 2016 Presidential election.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Anti-Bullying Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Anti-Bullying Legislation

Safe Schools Legislation Would Require School Districts Across the Country to Develop and Implement Locally Driven Anti-Bullying Policies

Senator Cory Booker Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Senator Cory Booker Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"I’m so honored that Senator Cory Booker has joined our fight to bring independence and fairness back to Wisconsin's Supreme Court."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic

Baldwin Joins Senate Colleagues in Writing Letters to 10 of Nation’s Top Health Insurers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin

"We need the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to work for American consumers, not powerful Washington interests like the predatory payday loan industry."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers

Sexual Harassment Remains Persistent Problem for Tipped Workers, Particularly Women of Color

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Congress
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Congress

The Congressional Harassment Reform Act to Bring Transparency and Accountability to Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

Letter Follows Reports that Bots may have Filed Hundreds of Thousands of Comments to FCC During Net Neutrality Policymaking Process

As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers
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As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers

"Entrenched corporate special interests are fiercely lobbying against reforms that benefit American working families."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s

Senate Republicans may be considering making changes to the incentives Americans enjoy for retirement.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee

Tax reform to reward work and jobs to raise incomes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Senators call for swift additional actions following devastating storms

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms

"An extension of the deadline would provide DACA recipients more time to collect the $495 application fee and gather the necessary documents to accurately complete the renewal application."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin helped introduce legislation to expand access to affordable, high-quality child care and preschool for Wisconsin families.

After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
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After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and a group of 23 other Senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security on questions arising from the Trump Administration’s apparent de-emphasis on protecting Americans from domestic terrorism.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
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Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring

Fair Chance Act would give returning citizens a second chance

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus

According to reports, Administration presented House Freedom Caucus with detailed plan to throw health care system into chaos in order to win far right’s support