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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Secretary Sonny Perdue Visit
Senate and House Democrats Demand Answers from Secretary Scalia on Labor Department’s Involvement in Weakening COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance For Nation’s Largest Meatpacking Plant
Baldwin Demands Answers After Independent GAO Report Confirms Trump Administration Mismanaged Payments to Farmers for Trade Damages
Wisconsin Farmers Union President Responds to Trump’s Visit, Reports That He’ll Announce Farm Aid
Senator Baldwin Calls for Trump Administration to Enforce USMCA Dairy Provisions
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Senator Baldwin Calls for Trump Administration to Enforce USMCA Dairy Provisions

"It is imperative that Canada and Mexico deliver upon their agreed upon commitments related to dairy products."

Op Ed: Mike Pence’s Unreality Show
Op Ed

Mike Pence’s Unreality Show

The Vice President loves us. That’s why he keeps coming back to Wisconsin.

Baldwin Calls for Meat Industry Protections

Baldwin Calls for Meat Industry Protections

29 Democratic senators demand that Trump administration address worker safety.

Wisconsin Relaxes Food Stamps Rules

Wisconsin Relaxes Food Stamps Rules

Residents using SNAP benefits can now buy groceries online.

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

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

AG Kaul & Nationwide Coalition Demand Trump Administration Halt Rule That Would Leave 3.1 Million Americans Hungry During Pandemic
UFCW Calls on USDA to Take Five Immediate Actions to Protect Meatpacking Workers and America’s Food Supply During Coronavirus Outbreak
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UFCW Calls on USDA to Take Five Immediate Actions to Protect Meatpacking Workers and America’s Food Supply During Coronavirus Outbreak

America’s Largest Food and Retail Union Urges USDA to Prioritize a Series of Critical Safety Actions, including Testing and Personal Protection Equipment for All Meatpacking and Food Workers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on USDA to Support Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on USDA to Support Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

“There are numerous challenges facing cranberry growers at this time, and they cannot weather them alone.”

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

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

All back CARES Act and Evers' disaster declaration for Wisconsin.

Baldwin Leads Wisconsin Congressional Delegation in Calling on USDA to Take Action to Support Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Amid COVID-19 Crisis
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Baldwin Leads Wisconsin Congressional Delegation in Calling on USDA to Take Action to Support Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Amid COVID-19 Crisis

"Wisconsin's dairy and agriculture economy is in crisis, and we write to ask for your immediate attention and aid."

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 Trump Administration to Take Action and Support Wisconsin Hardwood Businesses Hurt by Trade War
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Baldwin Calling on Trump Administration to Take Action and Support Wisconsin Hardwood Businesses Hurt by Trade War

“Wisconsin’s hardwood industry is facing severe challenges from the retaliatory tariffs China has placed on American hardwoods as part of the ongoing trade wars.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses Trump Administration to Prioritize Recruitment and Retention at Job Corps Centers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses Trump Administration to Prioritize Recruitment and Retention at Job Corps Centers

Baldwin worked to keep Blackwell Job Corps Center open in 2019 after Trump administration threatened permanent closure

Evers Calls Special Session on Dairy Crisis

Evers Calls Special Session on Dairy Crisis

His State-of-State speech also announces nonpartisan redistricting commission.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Move USMCA Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Move USMCA Forward

Senate Committees Pass Trade Bill for Floor Vote

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports USMCA
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports USMCA

Improvements Include Many Changes Baldwin has Pushed for to Support Wisconsin Farmers and Workers

China Tariffs Hurting Farmers, Kind Says

China Tariffs Hurting Farmers, Kind Says

Congressman pushes Trump to settle trade war, help farmers losing out on export markets.

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

Stuck to Gallagher: Does Your Party Care About Small Business?
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Stuck to Gallagher: Does Your Party Care About Small Business?

Candidate says Wisconsin dairies should be supported

Data Wonk: Do ‘Checkoff Groups’ Help or Hurt Family Dairy Farms?
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Do ‘Checkoff Groups’ Help or Hurt Family Dairy Farms?

Federally-required agricultural promotion organizations may not benefit small dairy farms

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance from Millions of Americans
Donald Trump’s Administration Laughs in the Face of Struggling Farmers
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Donald Trump’s Administration Laughs in the Face of Struggling Farmers

Exports continue to fall, forcing farms to close their doors, manufacturers to lay off workers, and small businesses to stop expanding.

25,000 Could Lose Food Share Benefits

25,000 Could Lose Food Share Benefits

Proposed change in federal SNAP program would cut off 25,000 state recipients.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Invest in Dairy Innovation with Trade Aid
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Invest in Dairy Innovation with Trade Aid

"We need to do better for Wisconsin farmers who have been caught in the middle of this trade war"

Blackwell Gives At Risk Youth A Better Future

Blackwell Gives At Risk Youth A Better Future

Blackwell was thrust into a political battle when Trump administration announced closure

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open

Trump administration withdraws plan to close the successful Northwoods job training program that has served Forest County since 1964

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Trump Administration Closure of Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Trump Administration Closure of Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County

Blackwell has supported Wisconsin’s Northwoods economy with 54 good paying jobs and job training for disadvantaged youth since 1964

After Trump Administration Moves to Close Blackwell Job Corps Center, Senator Baldwin Takes Action to Protect Northwoods Job Training Program
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After Trump Administration Moves to Close Blackwell Job Corps Center, Senator Baldwin Takes Action to Protect Northwoods Job Training Program

Bipartisan legislation will block administration from removing funds from successful job training program serving Forest County since 1964

Gov. Evers Secures Advantage for Wisconsin Citizens Applying for USDA’s ReConnect Program
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Gov. Evers Secures Advantage for Wisconsin Citizens Applying for USDA’s ReConnect Program

The governor’s budget proposes a $78 million investment in the state’s Broadband Expansion Grant Program.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Costly War on the Poor
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Costly War on the Poor

Former governor’s “trampoline” for SNAP recipients is a high-cost failure, report finds

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

Trump’s Aid to Farms Gets Mixed Reviews

Trump’s Aid to Farms Gets Mixed Reviews

Dairy farms badly hurt by tariffs, Trump offers $12 billion national handout to farmers.

Supervisor Alexander Invited to the White House
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Supervisor Alexander Invited to the White House

Trump Administration Hosts County Officials from Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses Trump Administration on its Plan to Protect Wisconsin Farmers From Chinese Tariff Retaliation
Governor Walker Announces 23 Wisconsin Counties Affected by Alfalfa Winterkill are Eligible for USDA Aid
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Governor Walker Announces 23 Wisconsin Counties Affected by Alfalfa Winterkill are Eligible for USDA Aid

"This aid helps Wisconsin farmers get back on their feet and protects them from crippling losses due to damaged crops."

Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps
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Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps

AAEA member, published SNAP expert, available for comment on Presidential proposal

Nutrition Assistance and Food Insecurity in America: New Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics
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Nutrition Assistance and Food Insecurity in America: New Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Research released as debate begins about future of SNAP in new Farm Bill

Senator Baldwin Announces Support for U.S. Trade Representative Nominee Lighthizer
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Senator Baldwin Announces Support for U.S. Trade Representative Nominee Lighthizer

Baldwin calls for new Trump trade rep to take immediate action on Canadian dairy trade barriers and NAFTA once confirmed

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Wisconsin in Bipartisan Omnibus Funding Deal
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Wisconsin in Bipartisan Omnibus Funding Deal

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several bipartisan wins for Wisconsin signed into law by President Trump

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Dairy State Senators in Urging Agriculture Secretary Perdue to Take Immediate Action for Dairy Farms Harmed by Canadian Trade Barriers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Dairy State Senators in Urging Agriculture Secretary Perdue to Take Immediate Action for Dairy Farms Harmed by Canadian Trade Barriers

Without immediate action and support from USDA, dairy farms may be forced to close within a few weeks

U.S. Senator Baldwin Announces Support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, Pushes Trump Administration to Act on Restrictive Canadian Trade Barriers