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Wisconsin Support Grows for Senator Baldwin’s Legislation to Provide Federal Funding for Local Jobs Programs
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Wisconsin Support Grows for Senator Baldwin’s Legislation to Provide Federal Funding for Local Jobs Programs

Legislation would support long-term economic recovery by providing dollar-for-dollar federal funding of state jobs programs when unemployment rate is above 7%

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Senate to Reject Conditioning Federal Funds to Schools on Re-Opening In-Person
Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Effort to Support Physician Training Programs in Rural Communities
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Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Effort to Support Physician Training Programs in Rural Communities

"Rural hospitals have been significantly impacted by revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and without federal action, we are concerned that some may be forced to discontinue their physician training programs to remain open."

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, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Support Economic Recovery, Finance Six Months of Wages and Benefits
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Support Economic Recovery, Finance Six Months of Wages and Benefits

Program would support long-term economic recovery by providing dollar-for-dollar federal funding of state jobs programs when unemployment rate is above 7%

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.”

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 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, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders to Support Vulnerable Students Amid Coronavirus 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 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 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, 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 Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers and Businesses Recover from COVID-19
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Baldwin Leads Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers and Businesses Recover from COVID-19

More than 22 million unemployment claims have been filed in the last four weeks

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 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

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus
Data Wonk: Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump
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Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump

Weld and Walsh barred from Republican presidential primary in state’s Spring election. Why?

New Marquette Law School Poll finds no change in impeachment views following end of public testimony
New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences

Trump holds small leads over each of four top Democratic candidates for president in head-to-head matchups in the new survey

New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little

When asked if Trump should be impeached and removed from office, 44 percent say that Trump should be removed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance from Millions of Americans
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."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin

Biden is most popular choice in the Democratic primary field, while full sample of voters split sharply by partisanship on Trump and the economy

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Warren is second, Buttigieg third, in state donations to presidential primary candidates.

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 Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

June 28, 2019 marks 50 years since brave Americans at New York’s Stonewall Inn stood up to oppression and discrimination

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 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 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.”

AFP-WI Ad Campaign Thanks Reps. Kind and Gallagher, Targets Tariffs
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AFP-WI Ad Campaign Thanks Reps. Kind and Gallagher, Targets Tariffs

The bill would give Congress a vote on certain tariffs proposed by a president before they can take effect.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Wisconsin Craft Breweries Create Jobs and Grow Their Business
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Wisconsin Craft Breweries Create Jobs and Grow Their Business

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act would permanently cut taxes and modernize outdated regulations for craft breweries

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 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 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

Senators Tammy Baldwin and Tina Smith Lead Colleagues to Call for Hearing on Trump Administration Nominee to Lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Joni Ernst Introduce Legislation to Support Resources for Farmers in Crisis
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Joni Ernst Introduce Legislation to Support Resources for Farmers in Crisis

Report finds agricultural workers have higher suicide rate than any other occupation

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

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Bill Nelson Lead Call for Stronger Investment in Student Health and Safety
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 41 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D