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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

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 Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit

"I just do not think it’s right to make the middle class pay for tax breaks for the top 1%..."

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."

After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
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After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and a group of 23 other Senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security on questions arising from the Trump Administration’s apparent de-emphasis on protecting Americans from domestic terrorism.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process

Bipartisan VA reform now heads to President’s desk to be signed into law

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace

The Trump Administration is causing chaos in the health insurance marketplace by refusing to commit to payments provided by the ACA

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee approves bipartisan legislation, now heads to full Senate for vote

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education
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Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education

The President’s budget cuts core job training programs by 40% in 2018 alone, cuts funding for career and technical education grants

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students

The Working Students Act will allow students that must work while in college to complete their degrees more quickly and with less debt

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities
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Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities

Millions of rural consumers are still not seeing widespread affordable standalone broadband services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process

VA appeals process has not been updated since 1933, more than 450,000 appeals are currently pending

Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis

American Health Care Act would jeopardize coverage for 24 million Americans, including 2.8 million suffering from a substance use disorder

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education

Numerous career and education groups support the Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act.

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority
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Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority

Both a recent spike and longer-term trends show increases in discrimination, harassment and violence against members of minority communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis

In Milwaukee County, overdose deaths involving Fentanyl increased by nearly 500% since 2011

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans

Bipartisan reform would require VA to provide benefits to veterans exposed to Agent Orange

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Answers About Outrageous Price Hike For Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Drug
Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis

As states apply for $1 billion in grants made available by 21st Century Cures Act, ACA repeal would pull $5.5 billion away from needed addiction services

Following Additional Concerns on Congressman Price’s Financial Transactions, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call For SEC Investigation Into Potential Violations of STOCK Act and Insider Trading Laws
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit

“Let’s not use this fast-track process to add to our deficit.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors

Legislation would help cut costs for nearly 41 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D and boost Medicare savings

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President-Elect Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Return
New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump by 6 percentage points in Wisconsin; Senate race is virtually tied
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump by 6 percentage points in Wisconsin; Senate race is virtually tied

Among Wisconsin likely voters, 46 percent support Hillary Clinton and 40 percent support Donald Trump.

Op-Ed: Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?
Op-Ed

Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?

Her opportunity is great… if she can overcome her flaws.

Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent
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Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent

In short, Ryan Solen is a rising star.

Ryan Solen on the Vice Presidential Debate and about his debate with Paul Ryan
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Ryan Solen on the Vice Presidential Debate and about his debate with Paul Ryan

Pence claimed Kaine was attacking him but Trump made all the statements Kaine mentioned.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Black Husky Brewing Opens
Eyes on Milwaukee

Black Husky Brewing Opens

See inside the new Riverwest brewery.

Streetsblog: Who Knew? Tim Kaine Is An Urbanist
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Who Knew? Tim Kaine Is An Urbanist

Democratic V-P choice supported transit, opposed cul-de-sacs, urban sprawl.

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention
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Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention

"Our great speakers spoke of a better America where everyone, regardless of their race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, or who how they identify has a fair shot to get ahead."

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Sen. Tim Kaine Being Nominated for Vice President
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Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Sen. Tim Kaine Being Nominated for Vice President

"Tim Kaine has a decorated public service record and has always put the American people first, not special interests and big dollar donors," said Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning.