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Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Effort in Urging Action to Address Practices of Pharmaceutical Companies Undermining 340B Program
Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Postmaster General to Immediately Reverse Operational Changes to the U.S. Postal Service Causing Delays of Critical Medications to Americans
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Postmaster General to Immediately Reverse Operational Changes to the U.S. Postal Service Causing Delays of Critical Medications to Americans

Senators: "We continue to have grave concerns regarding widespread delays in the delivery of critical medications that millions of Americans rely upon every day."

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Todd Young and Gary Peters Introduce Bipartisan Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Todd Young and Gary Peters Introduce Bipartisan Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act

Bipartisan legislation will increase icebreaking capacity in the Great Lakes region

Senator Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Help Small Businesses in Wisconsin
Senator Baldwin Calls for Trump Administration to Enforce USMCA Dairy Provisions
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Senator Baldwin Calls for Trump Administration to Enforce USMCA Dairy Provisions

"It is imperative that Canada and Mexico deliver upon their agreed upon commitments related to dairy products."

Americans Will Step Up to Lead Democrats’ “Roll Call Across America”
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Americans Will Step Up to Lead Democrats’ “Roll Call Across America”

Delegates will cast their nominating votes from cities, locations, and landmarks all across the nation

Senator Baldwin Calls for Postmaster General to Provide Senate Testimony on Mail Service Delays
Baldwin, Colleagues Demand Postal Service Address Delivery Delays of Veterans’ Prescription Drugs
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Baldwin, Colleagues Demand Postal Service Address Delivery Delays of Veterans’ Prescription Drugs

“USPS needs to immediately cease operational changes that are causing mail delays so that veterans do not needlessly suffer from illnesses exacerbated by delayed medication deliveries.”

Baldwin Joins Senate Democratic Caucus in Urging USPS to Fix Delays and Avoid Cost Increases for Election Mail
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Baldwin Joins Senate Democratic Caucus in Urging USPS to Fix Delays and Avoid Cost Increases for Election Mail

Letter follows reports that USPS indicated to state election officials it will depart from long-standing practice of prioritizing election mail, delaying delivery times unless states pay more

Johnson Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect American Telecommunications Networks from Threats by Foreign Suppliers
Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Senate to Reject Conditioning Federal Funds to Schools on Re-Opening In-Person
Baldwin Calls on Trump to Strengthen Buy America Policy, Boost Funding for Local Communities to Prevent Chinese Interference in U.S. Industries
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
Baldwin, Democrats Press Trump Administration to Reverse Move Undermining COVID-19 Hospital Data Collection and Reporting
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

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools

Legislation Would Provide Funding for Educators to Gain Access to Educational Programming from the National Museum of African American History & Culture

Baldwin, Colleagues: $175 Billion Education Investment Urgently Needed to Save the 2021 School Year & U.S. Economy
Following SCOTUS Ruling, Senators Lead Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote
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 Bipartisan Group of Senators Calling for Relief for Rural Broadcasters, Local Newspapers During Coronavirus Pandemic
Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19

“This Administration must prioritize VA’s sacred mission to care for our nation’s veterans who are especially vulnerable during this pandemic”

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"

Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Request COVID-19 Demographic Data from CDC to Ensure Effective Response to the Pandemic
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Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Request COVID-19 Demographic Data from CDC to Ensure Effective Response to the Pandemic

Members ask CDC for comprehensive demographic data about testing availability, health care access and more amid ongoing limited access to tests

Baldwin, Murphy, Senate Dems to HHS: Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow More Americans to Get Health Insurance during COVID-19 Pandemic
Baldwin, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Administration to Ensure Continuity of Food Supply by Supporting Farmers during Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Administration to Ensure Continuity of Food Supply by Supporting Farmers during Coronavirus Pandemic

Letter to Secretary Sonny Perdue calls on administration to make temporary flexibilities on Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans permanent for the duration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Sustain Rural Broadband Connectivity during Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Sustain Rural Broadband Connectivity during Coronavirus Pandemic

The Keeping Critical Connections Act would appropriate $2 billion for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help small broadband companies provide critical internet connectivity for students and their families during the coronavirus pandemic

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

Pocan, Gillibrand Announce Bill to End Rampant Outsourcing And Protect American Jobs
Baldwin to Prioritize Great Lakes Icebreaker After Trump’s Budget Does Not Include Funding
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Baldwin to Prioritize Great Lakes Icebreaker After Trump’s Budget Does Not Include Funding

Baldwin: “Inadequate icebreaking capacity in the Great Lakes is costing us thousands of American jobs and millions in business revenue”

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, Peters Introduce Bill to Reauthorize and Improve Motorcyclist Advisory Council
Baldwin, Peters, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Trump Administration to Include New Great Lakes Icebreaker in Upcoming Budget Proposal
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Industries of the Future Bill
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

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Award WWII U.S. Army Ranger Veterans with Congressional Gold Medals
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Increase Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Increase Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Bipartisan Amendment Supported by Baldwin Passes Senate

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Amendment to Fight Methamphetamine Abuse Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Amendment to Fight Methamphetamine Abuse Passes Senate

The amendment increases funding for the COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program to $13 million.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges CMS to Increase Childhood Lead Screenings
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges CMS to Increase Childhood Lead Screenings

Senators Urging CMS to Address Gaps in Key Data used to Inform Prevention

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 Calls for Expanded Access to Care and Resources for Families with Alzheimer’s
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Expanded Access to Care and Resources for Families with Alzheimer’s

Bipartisan Group of Senators Ask CMS to Launch Campaign to Educate Alzheimer’s Clinicians, Patients and Families about Resources Available to Them

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Working to Create National Criminal Justice Commission
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."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing

Letter to Azar, Mnuchin Stresses Risk in Upending Health Care System, Need to Understand Ramifications if Obamacare is Gutted

Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Broadband Access Passes Senate Commerce Committee
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Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Broadband Access Passes Senate Commerce Committee

Baldwin joins colleagues in highlighting the need to close broadband gap and expand broadband services to rural communities in Wisconsin and throughout the country

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 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, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance
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Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

The Trump administration has slashed funding for health care enrollment assistance by more than 80 percent

Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance
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Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

The Trump administration has slashed funding for health care enrollment assistance by more than 80 percent

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’s Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families Passes Senate

"This bipartisan legislation is a much-needed fix to the 2017 law that unfairly raised taxes on these hardworking families and I’m proud to see it pass the Senate."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Guarantee Equal Access to Abortion
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act

Many communities in Wisconsin are facing concerning levels of PFAS chemicals in their drinking water

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families

“This bipartisan legislation is a much-needed fix to the 2017 law that unfairly raised taxes on these hardworking families.”

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 Bipartisan PFAS Detection Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Detection Act

"It’s clear that PFAS chemicals pose a dangerous risk to public health, and communities across Wisconsin are facing concerning levels of groundwater contamination."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pressing for Answers on Reports of Efforts to Weaken Contamination Standards for PFAS
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pressing for Answers on Reports of Efforts to Weaken Contamination Standards for PFAS

Letter Comes in Response to Media Reports that DOD is Pushing for Weaker Cleanup Guidelines for PFAS

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 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. 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."

Johnson, Durbin Continue Push for Strong Response to Russian Aggression in Ukraine
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Johnson, Durbin Continue Push for Strong Response to Russian Aggression in Ukraine

"It has been two months since Russia seized three Ukrainian naval vessels and their crews in international waters, and still neither the vessels nor the crews have been returned to Ukraine."

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 Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Community Health Center Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Community Health Center Funding

"We need to provide funding for our community health centers so they can continue providing care to thousands of Wisconsinites."

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