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Baldwin, Colleagues Criticize Trump Administration’s Maneuvers to Manipulate Census & Hamper an Accurate Count
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Baldwin, Colleagues Criticize Trump Administration’s Maneuvers to Manipulate Census & Hamper an Accurate Count

Senators say cutting the Census short undermines a cornerstone of our democracy and could underfund undercounted communities for the next decade & urge Trump Admin to reverse cut

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, Democrats Press Trump Administration to Reverse Move Undermining COVID-19 Hospital Data Collection and Reporting
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

Following SCOTUS Ruling, Senators Lead Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote
Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce $50 Billion Bill to Address Child Care 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, 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 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 Federal Labor Agency to Invoke Emergency Protocols to Provide and Enforce Safety Standards for All Essential Businesses and Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Federal Labor Agency to Invoke Emergency Protocols to Provide and Enforce Safety Standards for All Essential Businesses and Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

"The current lack of consistency surrounding the monitoring of symptoms, sanitation practices, personal protective equipment standards, and reporting and communication requirements must be addressed."

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, 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 Helps Introduce Updated Emergency Paid Leave; Small Business Support Legislation in Response to Worsening Coronavirus Crisis
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Baldwin Helps Introduce Updated Emergency Paid Leave; Small Business Support Legislation in Response to Worsening Coronavirus Crisis

PAID Leave Act builds on bipartisan agreement in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to ensure U.S. has a federal paid leave policy 

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

Coronavirus Could Hit State Economy Harder

Coronavirus Could Hit State Economy Harder

Wisconsin more dependent on trade than most states, could face bigger downturn.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Advocates for Rural Broadband in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Advocates for Rural Broadband in Wisconsin

Senator joins bipartisan effort to fix USDA rural broadband program to allow more rural communities in need to access critical federal funding

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

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

Ryan’s New Foundation Will Fight Poverty

Ryan’s New Foundation Will Fight Poverty

Janesville-based American Idea Foundation will promote free market, kick-started with $7 million in campaign funds.

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

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for HELP Committee Hearing on Health Outbreak Connected to Vaping
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for HELP Committee Hearing on Health Outbreak Connected to Vaping

"As of September 19, CDC had confirmed seven deaths, and more than 500 cases in 38 states and one territory, yet questions remain regarding the specific cause of the outbreak."

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."

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

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’s Bipartisan Reform To Help Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes Senate Health Committee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Reform To Help Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes Senate Health Committee

The bipartisan FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs by requiring transparency from drug corporations

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 Joins Female Senators to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers

Bicameral legislation to ensure collective bargaining rights for police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel

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 Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Senator Baldwin pushed for several other important changes to the 2018 Farm Bill to address the needs of dairy producers.

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 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 Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

Senators: “It is clear that these steep price increases are resulting in patients lacking access to the life-saving medications they need.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act to Close Gender Wage Gap
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act to Close Gender Wage Gap

Paycheck Fairness Act would strengthen and close loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and ensure women are paid what they deserve

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

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

2 Million College Students Lack Food Stamps

2 Million College Students Lack Food Stamps

Federal GAO report finds food insecurity for 9% to more than 50% of college students.

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 Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies

Baldwin and colleagues call for SEC to consider the merits of directly electing workers to company boards

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. 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 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

Baldwin, Murray, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Increase Availability of Preventive, Life-Saving Cancer Screenings for Women
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Baldwin, Murray, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Increase Availability of Preventive, Life-Saving Cancer Screenings for Women

Breast, ovarian, cervical cancer deaths occur disproportionately among women who lack adequate preventive services