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  • May 13, 2015

    Protecting our “Made in Wisconsin” economy

    In Wisconsin, we know that creating an economy that’s built to last means focusing on manufacturing. Our state is home to one the largest manufacturing sectors in the nation. Our “Made in Wisconsin” economy employs around 450,000 workers with good-paying jobs. And the goods we produce — paper, engines, and tools — are exported all […]

  • May 7, 2015

    Fox6: Baldwin joins others pressing for strong response to bird flu outbreak having “severe economic consequences”

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has joined a Senate effort to ensure strong support to test for and help limit the spread of avian flu. According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Wisconsin now has 10 total cases of H5 avian flu. The Centers for Disease Control has determined that this particular […]

  • May 7, 2015

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Tammy Baldwin, other senators urge stronger disclosure on Bakken trains

    Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin joined a cadre of other Democratic senators Thursday in calling on the federal Department of Transportation to enact stronger disclosure requirements on railroads shipping volatile Bakken crude oil. “The unsafe movement of crude-by-rail is a threat to communities across the country,” the senators wrote in a letter to DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx. […]

  • May 1, 2015

    CapTimes: Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Chris Coons: Manufacturing jobs for America — a plan for jobs and growth

    Americans have come a long way from the depths of the Great Recession. Our businesses have created 12.1 million jobs over the past 61 months — the longest sustained stretch of job creation in our nation’s history — and a key driver of that economic recovery has been a sector that helped build this country’s […]

  • April 29, 2015

    International Business Times: Are Stock Buybacks Hurting The Working Class? US Senator Presses SEC To Reexamine Its Policies

    The topic of stock buybacks is quickly moving from the financial press to the national political stage. In the first substantive congressional attention the issue has attracted in decades, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., is pressuring the Securities and Exchange Commission to re-examine rules that have enabled corporate America to splurge on stock buybacks, a trend […]

  • April 26, 2015

    Wasau Daily Herald – Baldwin: Technical education can boost our workforce

    In Wisconsin, we have a long and proud tradition of making things: paper, engines, tools, ships — and yes, beer, brats and cheese. We possess one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the nation, supporting a large share of our workforce and exporting goods all over America and the world. This month, I visited the […]

  • April 15, 2015

    Loretta Lynch Deserves a Vote

    It’s tough to think of a more qualified nominee for Attorney General than Loretta Lynch. Ms. Lynch is a dedicated prosecutor who has gone after gang crime, terrorism, and political corruption wherever she has found it. She’s the right woman for the job — and she’s been waiting longer than any other Attorney General nominee […]

  • April 9, 2015

    Defend the Right to Vote

    The Supreme Court’s recent decision to deny an appeal against Scott Walker’s voter ID law, and let it stand, is bad news for Wisconsin voters. Free and fair elections have always been a cornerstone of our democracy. It’s what keeps our country moving forward and makes us the envy of every nation in the world. […]

  • April 8, 2015

    Green Bay Press Gazette: Tammy Baldwin visits school manufacturing program

    Taylor Konshak carefully used a grinding tool Wednesday to smooth a flower-shaped piece of metal that eventually will be marketed as garden art. It’s all in a day’s work for the Green Bay West High School senior, one of 10 students to participate in the Bay Link Manufacturing program, which produces items in a new […]

  • April 4, 2015

    Vote NO on Wisconsin Supreme Court Referendum

    In a move intended to further inject politics into the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Republicans are now seeking to amend our state constitution in an effort to replace Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson with someone handpicked to advance their agenda. They want to reverse the 126 year constitutional provision that the most senior justice serves as the […]