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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Warns That Pharmaceutical Mergers May Increase Drug Prices and Reduce Patient Access to Essential Medications
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Warns That Pharmaceutical Mergers May Increase Drug Prices and Reduce Patient Access to Essential Medications

"The past several years have seen a steady increase in mergers and acquisitions across our economy, and the pharmaceutical sector is no exception."

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 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 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.”

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 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 Supports Back Pay Fairness Act to Reimburse Federal Workers — with Interest
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Back Pay Fairness Act to Reimburse Federal Workers — with Interest

"It’s only fair that if the federal government can charge you interest for being late on your taxes, then it should be paying interest on late paychecks."

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 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 Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds

The VA has spent less than one percent of its budget for suicide prevention

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

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

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.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Protect VA Watchdog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Protect VA Watchdog

Senator Co-Sponsors Amendment to 2019 VA Funding Bill in Response to VA’s “Alarming Disservice to American Veterans and Taxpayers”

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 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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services

Senators to VA: Do Not Redefine the Law to Take Away Caregiver Support for Disabled Veterans