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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, Colleagues Urge Significant New, Flexible Funding for State and Local Governments
Johnson halts attempt to give federal employees another paid day off at $6 billion cost
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

Senator Baldwin Raises Questions For HHS Secretary Azar About The Use Of Provider Relief Funding To Pay Shareholders And Private Equity Owners At The Expense Of Frontline Health Care Workers
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.”

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

Baldwin, Colleagues: $175 Billion Education Investment Urgently Needed to Save the 2021 School Year & U.S. Economy
Baldwin, Murray, Harris Lead Colleagues in Raising Concerns with Law Enforcement Tactics Increasing Spread of COVID-19 at Peaceful Protests
Following SCOTUS Ruling, Senators Lead Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote
Baldwin Joins Klobuchar, Smith, and Senate Colleagues to Reiterate Call for Investigation into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at Minneapolis Police Department
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Baldwin Joins Klobuchar, Smith, and Senate Colleagues to Reiterate Call for Investigation into Racially Discriminatory and Violent Policing at Minneapolis Police Department

After George Floyd murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, the lawmakers called for a federal investigation into racially discriminatory and violent policing at the Minneapolis Police Department

Baldwin, Blumenthal, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Limit Unchecked Presidential Authority Under the Insurrection Act
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jeanne Shaheen Lead Colleagues in Calling for Increased Opioid Funding in Coronavirus Relief Package
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jeanne Shaheen Lead Colleagues in Calling for Increased Opioid Funding in Coronavirus Relief Package

As COVID-19 Increases Isolation and Stress, Senators Ask for $2 Billion to Combat Opioid and Substance Use 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, 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 Joins Senate Democrats in Calling on VA to Develop COVID-19 Testing Strategy at Facilities Nationwide
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Baldwin Joins Senate Democrats in Calling on VA to Develop COVID-19 Testing Strategy at Facilities Nationwide

Lawmakers Press VA Secretary to Set Example for a National Testing Strategy

Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Ask About Political Interference In COVID-19 Response Following Ouster of Vaccine Development Head
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Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Ask About Political Interference In COVID-19 Response Following Ouster of Vaccine Development Head

20 Democratic Senators write to Sec. Azar about concerns that political interference is hindering COVID-19 response efforts

Baldwin Joins Effort to Repeal GOP Tax Giveaway to Million-Dollar-Plus Earners in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
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Baldwin Joins Effort to Repeal GOP Tax Giveaway to Million-Dollar-Plus Earners in Coronavirus Relief Legislation

Legislation would unwind GOP changes in CARES Act that cost taxpayers $160 billion, were more than was given to hospitals and more than to state and local governments

Baldwin, Colleagues Call on SBA to Issue Economic Emergency Loans and Grants to Small Businesses ASAP
Data Wonk: What Will Green New Deal Cost?
Data Wonk

What Will Green New Deal Cost?

And why is the research on this so sloppy?

Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment
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Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

President has only invoked part of one title in Act, and refused to deploy Act's full powers to incentivize industry, retool private manufacturing capabilities; Senators also urge Trump to stop xenophobic references to COVID-19

Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support
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Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support

Companies That Repurchased Over $1 Billion in Stock Would be Subject to the Conditions Before Receiving Taxpayer Aid

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

Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise
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Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise

Senators Urging Amazon to Put Worker Safety Ahead of Profits, Prevent and Protect Employees from Workplace Injuries

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Action on Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Action on Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC

Recent shootings across the U.S. underscore the need for action on this public health crisis

Baldwin, Brown, Menendez Lead Senators Urging Media Companies to Recognize Workers’ Unions
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Baldwin, Brown, Menendez Lead Senators Urging Media Companies to Recognize Workers’ Unions

GateHouse-Gannett merger will combine two of country’s largest newspaper chains

Urban Reads: Augsburg’s Monthly Mobility Flat Rate
Urban Reads

Augsburg’s Monthly Mobility Flat Rate

All the city news you can use.

Task Force Wants Local Green New Deal

Task Force Wants Local Green New Deal

A joint City-County task force will tackle climate change and economic inequality.

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

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families
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Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families

Senators Send Letter to President Trump on His So-Called Commitment to lowering Drug Costs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Guarantee Equal Access to Abortion
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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act

"As the granddaughter of an NIH-funded scientist, I have long championed strengthening our federal investments in Made in Wisconsin science and research."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act

This bipartisan, bicameral legislation will provide Wisconsin scenic trails with improved management and access to additional funding

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 Take on Student Debt Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Take on Student Debt Crisis

Aid Student Loan Borrowers With Refinancing At Lower Interest Rate

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.”

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."

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."

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay
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Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Currently, 420,000 federal workers are being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers were sent home over the holidays without pay

2 Million College Students Lack Food Stamps

2 Million College Students Lack Food Stamps

Federal GAO report finds food insecurity for 9% to more than 50% of college students.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Returns
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Returns

Measure would give insight into foreign deals, increase transparency

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies

Baldwin and colleagues call for SEC to consider the merits of directly electing workers to company boards

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families

Bipartisan reform expands resources to help solve mobility challenges and boost economic opportunity

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Information on Political Appointees Serving in Key Drug Policy Positions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Information on Political Appointees Serving in Key Drug Policy Positions

Letter to President Follows Report that 24-Year-Old with No Relevant Work Experience Served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Slow Revolving Door Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Federal Agencies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Slow Revolving Door Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Federal Agencies

"Patients, families and the public need to have trust that the DEA and FDA are working for them, not powerful Washington interests."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Coalition Urging Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan to Focus on Funding for Opioid Crisis and Medical Research in Government Spending Bill