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Tomah VA Didn’t Give Opioids “Like Candy”

Tomah VA Didn’t Give Opioids “Like Candy”

Inspector General report requested by Sen. Baldwin finds no evidence of opioids haphazardly prescribed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Hosts Roundtable with Green Bay Officials on Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Hosts Roundtable with Green Bay Officials on Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Baldwin helped secure a $3 billion increase in federal funding to fight the opioid epidemic in the bipartisan spending legislation signed by President Trump

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act

Baldwin’s Bipartisan Reform Strengthens VA Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and Puts In Place Stronger Oversight and Accountability

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored by Disabled American Veterans Organization with Senate Legislator of the Year Award
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored by Disabled American Veterans Organization with Senate Legislator of the Year Award

Senator Baldwin recognized for working to combat the opioid epidemic and fund critical veterans programs and services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans

On one-year anniversary of the passage of the Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act, bipartisan veterans appropriations legislation passes committee with full funding for Baldwin reform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

"Dr. Shulkin has the experience and qualifications to provide the leadership necessary to get the job done..."

President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law
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President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law

VA reforms from Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act become law

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act continues to move forward after being approved by House and Senate Conference Committee this week

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans
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Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several bipartisan provisions for Wisconsin veterans and their families

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation
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Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center

“Those responsible for this tragic failure should never again serve our veterans and their families.”