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AG Kaul Urges Senate to Ensure Relief for All Federal Student Loan Borrowers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
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
Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Demand Answers from Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary Wolf on Deployment of Anonymous Federal Agents in American Cities
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Demand Answers from Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary Wolf on Deployment of Anonymous Federal Agents in American Cities

In the wake of Trump's threat to deploy more federal agents, Senators press Department of Justice and Homeland Security heads on accountability and legal authorities for militarized interventions in American cities

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

Senator Baldwin Joins Colleagues in Calling for Answers Over Difficulties With Stimulus Payments Issued as Debit Cards
Senators Introduce Post Traumatic Stress Resolution
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Senators Introduce Post Traumatic Stress Resolution

Bipartisan resolution would designate this Saturday, June 27, as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day

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
Baldwin, Colleagues Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Expand National Service Dramatically in Next COVID-19 Relief Package
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Baldwin, Colleagues Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Expand National Service Dramatically in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

The CORPS Act is supported by more than 150 national service and public health organizations across the country

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

Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce $50 Billion Bill to Address Child Care Crisis
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 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 Joins Bipartisan Push to Expand Delivery for SNAP Recipients During Pandemic
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Expand Delivery for SNAP Recipients During Pandemic

Senators Press USDA for Answers, Immediate Solutions

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Renters during the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Renters during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Bill Would Authorize $100 Billion for an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to Help Renters Stay Housed During and After the Pandemic

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 Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USDA to Target Relief to Local Farmers in Finalized Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USDA to Target Relief to Local Farmers in Finalized Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Earlier this Month, Senators Outlined Steps that USDA Can Take to Ensure that CARES Act Relief Programs Reach Local Farmers

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, Murray, Heinrich, Democrats to Scalia: Do Your Job and Protect Workers Before Reopening the Economy
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Baldwin, Murray, Heinrich, Democrats to Scalia: Do Your Job and Protect Workers Before Reopening the Economy

As the Trump Administration pushes to reopen economy, Senate Democrats insist that worker protections must come first

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

Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Establishing 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline in Next COVID-19 Relief Package
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Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Establishing 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

"The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act is not just smart policy that will save lives, but it is also a statement that our government recognizes our country’s mental health crisis and is working across party lines to address it."

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"

Baldwin, Murray, Colleagues Press President Trump For Answers on Mismanagement of the Strategic National Stockpile
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Baldwin, Murray, Colleagues Press President Trump For Answers on Mismanagement of the Strategic National Stockpile

"It should not take public pleas from governors or letters from congressional delegations for states to obtain the supplies they need."

Baldwin, Colleagues Call on SBA to Issue Economic Emergency Loans and Grants to Small Businesses ASAP
Baldwin, Murphy, Senate Dems to HHS: Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow More Americans to Get Health Insurance during COVID-19 Pandemic
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

Pocan, DeLauro to Introduce Layoff Prevention Bills
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

Baldwin Raises Alarm on Trump Decision to Divert Funding From Wisconsin Manufacturers to Fund Border Wall
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Baldwin Raises Alarm on Trump Decision to Divert Funding From Wisconsin Manufacturers to Fund Border Wall

Oshkosh Defense and Fairbanks Morse to Lose Millions of Dollars Intended to Support Wisconsin Jobs and Strengthen National Security

Senator Baldwin, Senate Democrats Reject Trump Middle East Plan, Urge Administration to Commit to Viable Two-State Solution
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Senator Baldwin, Senate Democrats Reject Trump Middle East Plan, Urge Administration to Commit to Viable Two-State Solution

Senators: “A sustainable solution must support the legitimate rights, aspirations, and needs of both Israelis and Palestinians.”

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

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 Helps Introduce Legislation to Stop Foreign Interference in our Elections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stop Foreign Interference in our Elections

The House of Representatives passed companion legislation yesterday to end harmful interference in American elections

Baldwin, Gardner, Moran, Reed Introduce Legislation to Create Three-Digit Suicide Prevention Hotline
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Baldwin, Gardner, Moran, Reed Introduce Legislation to Create Three-Digit Suicide Prevention Hotline

Bipartisan bill designates 9-8-8 as a suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Investigation into Possible Market Manipulation Regarding Market Bets Timed to Trump’s Comments on Trade War & Other Geopolitical Events
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Investigation into Possible Market Manipulation Regarding Market Bets Timed to Trump’s Comments on Trade War & Other Geopolitical Events

Lawmakers want DOJ, FBI, SEC & CFTC to probe so-called ‘Trump chaos trades’ and protect U.S. financial markets from insider trading

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 Urges Trump Administration to Protect Health Coverage for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Protect Health Coverage for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Letter requests HHS and CMS to limit push of “junk” health insurance plans that cover less and cost more

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

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 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 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 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. 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 Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately

"This government shutdown made it clearer than ever just how dedicated civil servants are to their jobs, and how vital those jobs are to the nation."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Resolution to Recognize Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Resolution to Recognize Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

Tax credit for workers gives financial boost to millions of Americans and their families, including more than 350,000 Wisconsinites

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."

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

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 Legislation to Halt Skyrocketing Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Halt Skyrocketing Drug Prices

New bill would hold drug companies accountable for high prices, bring down costs for seniors, families and taxpayers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act

Legislation would help protect public school students from bullying, harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity

Senators Baldwin and Nelson Call on Department of Education to Act on Student Loan Debt Relief Scams
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Protect Servicemembers and Families from Financial Shams
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Protect Servicemembers and Families from Financial Shams

The Military Consumer Enforcement Act would enhance CFPB’s ability to enforce consumer protections for servicemembers

As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices
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As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices

Landmark proposal introduced by group of key Senate Democrats to improve the Affordable Care Act by addressing skyrocketing drug prices

Senators Have New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
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Senators Have New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy

Company's previous response left unanswered questions about EpiPen pricing impact on consumers, taxpayers, and insurance premiums