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  • February 24, 2015

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on So Called Right to Work Legislation Being Advanced in Wisconsin

    “So called ‘right to work’ legislation being advanced by Republicans is an attack on our Wisconsin values and wrong for our state’s middle class families. Wisconsin has had a proud tradition of respecting and rewarding hard work but this legislation is nothing more than another attempt to create an uneven playing field for middle class […]

  • February 8, 2015

    The Cap Times: Tammy Baldwin signs onto bill strengthening contraceptive access for women in armed forces

    Women receiving health care from the military would be given the same access to contraceptives and family planning as insured civilians under a new bill introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin. The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2015 would bring the Department of Defense’s policies […]

  • February 5, 2015

    Milwaukee Business Journal: Sen. Baldwin orders another round on the Small BREW Act

    The federal excise tax that small craft brewers pay on each barrel of beer would be cut in half under a bill that Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin reintroduced early in the Congressional session. About 100 breweries in Wisconsin would benefit from the tax reduction dubbed the Small BREW Act. The measure would apply to breweries […]

  • February 2, 2015

    Sawyer County Record: Sen. Baldwin continues fight for Wisconsin’s timber economy

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin cosponsored a bipartisan bill to fix the broken system for funding wildfire suppression and support Wisconsin’s timber and paper industry. The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, introduced by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mike Crapo (R-ID), will overhaul federal wildfire policy to boost funding for forest management and treat […]

  • January 15, 2015

    The Cap Times: After Packers victory, Ted Cruz gives Tammy Baldwin beer and ice cream

    Last weekend’s Packers-Cowboys game got double billing as a showdown between Republican Govs. Scott Walker and Chris Christie — and Rep. Paul Ryan even joined in the fun. But the most delicious match-up was between the junior senators from Wisconsin and Texas — Democrat Tammy Baldwin and Republican Ted Cruz. Read the full article >>>

  • January 12, 2015

    New York Times: Facing Opposition, Nominee for Treasury Under Secretary Withdraws

    Antonio Weiss, a senior investment banker at Lazard, withdrew his name from consideration to be a senior Treasury Department official in the face of liberal opposition Monday, and will instead serve as a counselor to the secretary of the Treasury, Jacob J. Lew. Mr. Weiss, nominated to be under secretary of the Treasury for domestic […]

  • January 2, 2015

    Wisconsin State Journal – Dr. Jeffrey Grossman: Sen. Baldwin’s bill help improve critical care

    A bipartisan bill has refocused Congress’ attention on the unique challenges faced by critical care providers and intensive care units across our country. The bill by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, is called the Critical Care Assessment and Improvement Act of 2014. It will address many of the concerns about the […]

  • December 19, 2014

    The Cap Times: It matters — a lot — that Tammy Baldwin will be on Appropriations Committee

    If budgets are moral documents — and they are — then it matters which members of Congress serve on the House and Senate committees that appropriate money. So we are excited that Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin will serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee in the next Congress. It is important to Wisconsin that Baldwin will […]

  • December 19, 2014

    Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: Sen. Tammy Baldwin gets seat on appropriations comittee

    Washington, D.C. — Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin has been named to sit on the powerful Senate appropriations committee, a panel that her predecessor Herb Kohl served on for two decades. A seat on appropriations has traditionally enabled members to direct federal funds to their home states, although that mission has been complicated in recent years […]

  • December 16, 2014

    Baldwin joins effort to stop spread of Asian carp

    Senator Tammy Baldwin is joining a bipartisan effort to improve part of the Chicago waterway to prevent the spread of Asian carp. It’s called the Guarding Our Great Lakes Act, and Baldwin says action must be taken immediately to stop the spread of the carp. “This invasive species threatens our freshwater economy – from the […]