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Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Administration to Send Medical Staff to Support States with Rise in Coronavirus Infections
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Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Administration to Send Medical Staff to Support States with Rise in Coronavirus Infections

This week hospitalizations due to coronavirus infection peaked in at least 22 states, and 23 states currently have over 1,000 patients hospitalized with coronavirus (COVID-19) infections

Senator Baldwin to Attorney General William Barr: Stop Efforts to Gut the Affordable Care Act in Court
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Senator Baldwin to Attorney General William Barr: Stop Efforts to Gut the Affordable Care Act in Court

As Supreme Court ACA Hearing Approaches and Republicans Ram Through a Supreme Court Nominee in an Illegitimate Process, Democratic Lawmakers Highlight How Overturning the ACA Will Impact Health Coverage for Millions of Americans, Including Those Who Contract COVID-19.

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce COVID-19 Relief Bill to Support Small Businesses
Baldwin Seeks Swift Release of LIHEAP Heating Help
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Baldwin Seeks Swift Release of LIHEAP Heating Help

40 U.S. Senators Urge Trump Administration to Make LIHEAP Funds Available to States

Baldwin, Brown Blast Trump Administration For Failing To Protect Workers
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Baldwin, Brown Blast Trump Administration For Failing To Protect Workers

Senators: DOL’s Recently Imposed Fines on Employers for Failing to Protect Their Workers from COVID-19 are Inadequate

Baldwin Calls On Republicans to Stand for Science, Support Bill to Stop Trump Administration’s Political Interference in COVID-19 Response
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Baldwin Calls On Republicans to Stand for Science, Support Bill to Stop Trump Administration’s Political Interference in COVID-19 Response

Democrats introduce legislation to fight political interference in the COVID-19 response following barrage of alarming instances of Trump administration meddling in scientific work

Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Urge Judge to Reject $3.5 Million Bonus for CEO of Bankrupt Purdue Pharma
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Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Urge Judge to Reject $3.5 Million Bonus for CEO of Bankrupt Purdue Pharma

Executives Involved in Wrongdoing Should Not be Paid Before Families Devastated by the Opioid Company's Actions, Senators Say

Baldwin to FDA: Maintain Public Trust in COVID-19 Vaccine Decisions by Making Reviews Transparent
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Baldwin to FDA: Maintain Public Trust in COVID-19 Vaccine Decisions by Making Reviews Transparent

"Full transparency throughout the review and authorization process is essential to countering real or perceived politicization and building public confidence in any approved vaccine."

Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Postmaster General to Immediately Reverse Operational Changes to the U.S. Postal Service Causing Delays of Critical Medications to Americans
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Postmaster General to Immediately Reverse Operational Changes to the U.S. Postal Service Causing Delays of Critical Medications to Americans

Senators: "We continue to have grave concerns regarding widespread delays in the delivery of critical medications that millions of Americans rely upon every day."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Support Millions of Americans Who Have Lost Health Insurance During COVID-19 Pandemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Support Millions of Americans Who Have Lost Health Insurance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Over Six Million Workers Have Lost Access to Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push for Answers on Administration’s Implementation of the Payroll Tax Deferral for Federal Employees, Service Members
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push for Answers on Administration’s Implementation of the Payroll Tax Deferral for Federal Employees, Service Members

“Federal workers and service members should not be used as pawns for a payroll tax scheme that many private sector employers are unlikely to join and where key questions remain unanswered.”

Baldwin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on VA Secretary Wilkie to Provide Coverage for Telehealth Services for America’s Veterans During the Pandemic
Following Alarming Reports on COVID-19 Risks from Vaping/Smoking, Baldwin and Colleagues Call for Action from Trump Administration
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Following Alarming Reports on COVID-19 Risks from Vaping/Smoking, Baldwin and Colleagues Call for Action from Trump Administration

The Senators’ letter cites a recent Stanford University study that reports that young people who used both conventional and e-cigarettes were almost seven times as likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19

Baldwin, Graham Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Baldwin, Graham Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

Senators Pushing to Pass “Edith’s Bill” to Ensure Seniors Who Get Scammed are Paid Back

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, 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 Call for $32B in Transit Funding in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for $32B in Transit Funding in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

As stay-at-home orders continue across the country, public transit agencies are faced with decline in ridership, steep revenue losses

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools

Legislation Would Provide Funding for Educators to Gain Access to Educational Programming from the National Museum of African American History & Culture

Senator Baldwin Raises Questions For HHS Secretary Azar About The Use Of Provider Relief Funding To Pay Shareholders And Private Equity Owners At The Expense Of Frontline Health Care Workers
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.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Call for HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Funding in Next COVID-19 Response Package
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Call for HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Funding in Next COVID-19 Response Package

Effort for increased HIV/AIDS funding comes as the nation observes tomorrow, June 27, as the 25th Anniversary of National HIV Testing Day

Senator Baldwin Joins Colleagues in Calling for Answers Over Difficulties With Stimulus Payments Issued as Debit Cards
Baldwin, Colleagues: $175 Billion Education Investment Urgently Needed to Save the 2021 School Year & U.S. Economy
Baldwin, Murray, Harris Lead Colleagues in Raising Concerns with Law Enforcement Tactics Increasing Spread of COVID-19 at Peaceful Protests
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
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

Senator Baldwin Calls for Funding for State Unemployment Agencies in Future Coronavirus-Related Legislation
Baldwin, Colleagues Urge HHS to Provide Transparency on Distribution of Remdesivir
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Baldwin, Colleagues Urge HHS to Provide Transparency on Distribution of Remdesivir

Senators call for a briefing from administration officials in charge of remdesivir hospital allocation process

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, Murphy Lead Call Urging Trump Administration to Cover COVID-19 Related Medical Expenses for Those Enrolled in Junk Plans
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Baldwin, Murphy Lead Call Urging Trump Administration to Cover COVID-19 Related Medical Expenses for Those Enrolled in Junk Plans

These Plans Have Left Patients with Potential and Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Saddled By High Medical Bills at a Time When the Economy and Many Livelihoods Are In Jeopardy

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

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 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, Murphy, Senate Dems to HHS: Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow More Americans to Get Health Insurance during COVID-19 Pandemic
Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Urge FDA to Change Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Urge FDA to Change Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

As COVID-19 has spurred a nationwide blood shortage, the FDA continues to enforce discriminatory policies prohibiting many healthy gay and bisexual men from donating blood

Baldwin, Shaheen Call for No Junk Plans Act and Enrollment Assistance in Economic Stimulus Response Legislation
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Baldwin, Shaheen Call for No Junk Plans Act and Enrollment Assistance in Economic Stimulus Response Legislation

Legislation would overturn Trump's expansion of junk health insurance plans that don't provide comprehensive health care coverage

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

Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support
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Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support

Companies That Repurchased Over $1 Billion in Stock Would be Subject to the Conditions Before Receiving Taxpayer Aid

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Seniors with New Bipartisan Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Seniors with New Bipartisan Legislation

"Edith's Bill" Will Help Pay Back Senior Victims of Fraud

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

GOP Pushes Fetal Personhood

GOP Pushes Fetal Personhood

Republican legislators introduce an amendment to the state constitution that gives personhood to fertilized eggs.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise
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Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise

Senators Urging Amazon to Put Worker Safety Ahead of Profits, Prevent and Protect Employees from Workplace Injuries

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Support for Legislation to Stop Veterans from Being Punished for VA Miscalculations
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Support for Legislation to Stop Veterans from Being Punished for VA Miscalculations

Bipartisan bill would prevent VA from holding veterans responsible for benefits overpayment

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

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Award WWII U.S. Army Ranger Veterans with Congressional Gold Medals
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

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

Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Call on Weight Watchers to Remove Dangerous Dieting App Targeted at Young Kids
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 to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data

Baldwin, colleagues slam pharmaceutical company for falsifying data on gene therapy that carries a record $2.1 million price tag

Op Ed: America Needs “Red Flag Laws”
Op Ed

America Needs “Red Flag Laws”

Laws would allow judges to prohibit a person from having or buying firearms in certain circumstances.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing

Letter to Azar, Mnuchin Stresses Risk in Upending Health Care System, Need to Understand Ramifications if Obamacare is Gutted

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

Cruel and Unusual: Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons
Cruel and Unusual

Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons

Governor promised to cut prison population by 50%, but has so far made no progress.

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 and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government

Made in America Act supports American businesses, manufacturers and workers

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families
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Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families

Senators Send Letter to President Trump on His So-Called Commitment to lowering Drug Costs

Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance
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Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

The Trump administration has slashed funding for health care enrollment assistance by more than 80 percent

Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance
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Baldwin, Casey Introduce Legislation to Restore Navigator Funding and Make It Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

The Trump administration has slashed funding for health care enrollment assistance by more than 80 percent

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’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 Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act

"As the granddaughter of an NIH-funded scientist, I have long championed strengthening our federal investments in Made in Wisconsin science and research."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada

"Although Secretary Azar has stated that negotiations are ongoing, Gilead has reportedly reached no agreement with the government that would allow them to make use of these patented methods."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Simplify and Decrease the Costs of Tax Preparation and Filing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Simplify and Decrease the Costs of Tax Preparation and Filing

Taxpayers spend an average of 11 hours preparing and filing tax returns and pay $200 for tax preparation services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act

This bipartisan, bicameral legislation will provide Wisconsin scenic trails with improved management and access to additional funding

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 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.”

Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis
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Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis

Support Grows With 40 Lawmakers Joining Schatz and Pocan

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

“We need to break down the barriers that individuals with disabilities and our veterans face when they travel.”

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 Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Rising Prescription Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Rising Prescription Drug Prices

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would counter most common delay tactics used by name-brand manufacturers to prevent lower-cost generic competition

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."

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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill To Enhance Maternal Health Coverage Under Medicaid, Improve Health Outcomes for New Moms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill To Enhance Maternal Health Coverage Under Medicaid, Improve Health Outcomes for New Moms

New reform aims to reverse rising maternal mortality rates, close disparities that put women of color at risk

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

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
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”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers

Continues Fight to Protect Wisconsin Producers in Ongoing Trade Negotiations

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses President Trump to Rein in Offshoring and Bring Back American Call Center Jobs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses President Trump to Rein in Offshoring and Bring Back American Call Center Jobs

Senators Call on President to Sign Executive Order Protecting American Call Center Jobs

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 Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

“No police officer, no firefighter, no public health provider, and no person should be unable to save a life because of the high price,” wrote the lawmakers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins 32 Colleagues to Introduce Legislation that takes on Student Debt Crisis
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. 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. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Bill Nelson Lead Call for Stronger Investment in Student Health and Safety
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Critical School Safety Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Critical School Safety Legislation

Bipartisan legislation funds school security improvements and invests in early intervention and prevention programs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions

“The Fair Care Act is an opportunity for lawmakers to keep their word on guaranteed protections for pre-existing conditions.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic

Baldwin Joins Senate Colleagues in Writing Letters to 10 of Nation’s Top Health Insurers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DOT to Prioritize Consumers Over Airlines
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DOT to Prioritize Consumers Over Airlines

Senators Express Concern Following DOT's Request for Aviation Industry's Regulation Rollback Wish List

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Information on Political Appointees Serving in Key Drug Policy Positions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Information on Political Appointees Serving in Key Drug Policy Positions

Letter to President Follows Report that 24-Year-Old with No Relevant Work Experience Served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Push to Hold Companies Accountable for Notifying Consumers of Data Breaches
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Push to Hold Companies Accountable for Notifying Consumers of Data Breaches

Measure calls for up to five years in prison for knowingly concealing breaches

Senators Baldwin, Capito, Moran, Manchin, Blumenthal and Tester Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform to Strengthen Opioid Safety in the VA Choice Program
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Calling on DOJ to Provide Guidance on Boosting Support for Forensic Labs in Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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

President Trump Signs Baldwin-Backed Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform Into Law
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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Coalition Urging Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan to Focus on Funding for Opioid Crisis and Medical Research in Government Spending Bill
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