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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act

As Trump Administration Renews Push for Total Affordable Care Act Repeal, Baldwin Supports Expanding Access to Quality Health Care

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 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 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 Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Ensure Coverage for Children Born with Congenital Anomalies or Birth Defects
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Ensure Coverage for Children Born with Congenital Anomalies or Birth Defects

About four percent of children in the U.S. are born with congenital anomalies or birth defects that affect the way they look, develop, or function, often for the rest of their lives.

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 Introduces Legislation to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable for Seniors on Medicare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable for Seniors on Medicare

Bill would lower costs and put people over Big Pharma profits

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 Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown

"The Trump shutdown is punishing federal workers, and contractors who are serving 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

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online

Data Care Act will stop websites and apps from using personal data against users, protect user information from hacks and hold companies accountable for misuse

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urging Trump Administration to Fully Enforce “Made in USA” Labeling Standards
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urging Trump Administration to Fully Enforce “Made in USA” Labeling Standards

Baldwin calls on the FTC to require monetary penalties for companies fraudulently affixing “Made in America” labels to foreign-made products

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud

49 Senators are urging Trump Admin to protect the finances of our troops and their families

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 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 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 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 Helps Introduce Legislation to Improve Rail Safety
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Improve Rail Safety

Builds on the Senator’s Efforts to Keep Wisconsin Communities Safe and Strong by Requiring Two-Person Crews on Freight Trains

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Government Accountability Office Review of Trump Administration’s Failure to Meaningfully Address Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Government Accountability Office Review of Trump Administration’s Failure to Meaningfully Address Opioid Epidemic

The Administration Has Done Little since Declaring the Crisis a Public Health Emergency

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Pension Plans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Pension Plans

The reform would provide additional funding to protect pensions by imposing fees on financial firms convicted of criminal acts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency

"The opioid epidemic is devastating our country and it is only growing worse."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers

Sexual Harassment Remains Persistent Problem for Tipped Workers, Particularly Women of Color

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

CRA resolution would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the Open Internet Order

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

Letter Follows Reports that Bots may have Filed Hundreds of Thousands of Comments to FCC During Net Neutrality Policymaking Process

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding
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Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

Bill also cuts agency funding, rolls back Clean Water Act protections

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service

"Households and businesses in our states, and across the country, cannot afford the disruption of having service altered without adequate advance notice..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing

Despite Pledges to Lower Drug Prices, Trump Administration Has Four Times Delayed Implementation of Rule Punishing Drug Companies for Overpricing Prescription Drugs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris

Senators call on President Trump to support the legislation, join in strengthening local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget

"Now is not the time to scale back our nation’s commitment to restore the Great Lakes environment and economy."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Senators call for swift additional actions following devastating storms

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms

"An extension of the deadline would provide DACA recipients more time to collect the $495 application fee and gather the necessary documents to accurately complete the renewal application."

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety
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Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety

Senators slam Labor Department for pulling workplace fatality info from its website, call on Secretary to nominate qualified OSHA administrator