U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas
"I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity."
“It’s good news that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are acknowledging the need for Washington to act on combating poverty, however Americans living in poverty deserve better than recommendations and a promise to wait for Donald Trump to solve this problem.
“In the Senate, I will soon be introducing bold legislation to confront this problem because Americans living in poverty need action. I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity. This is a problem that government cannot confront alone, it is going to take a national commitment and legislative action to put real solutions in place that create real opportunities for people struggling in poverty. America can do better and we must do better to take poverty on.”
Recent Press Releases by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Defend American Workers Against China’s CheatingAug 16th, 2018 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
"It’s time to hold bad actors like China accountable when they harm our economic interests and use unfair trade actions that disadvantage American workers."
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Republican Nominee to Join in Three Televised General Election DebatesAug 15th, 2018 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
"This election will be a choice between who stands up to powerful special interests, and who is in their pocket."
We can’t let big insurance companies rewrite the rules on guaranteed health care protections that people depend on