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  • 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 […]

  • November 19, 2014

    Center for American Progress Policy Conference

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  • November 13, 2014

    Wisconsin Radio Network: Senators Baldwin and Johnson differ on net neutrality

    Wisconsin’s two US Senators are taking opposing views on President Obama’s recent call for new Internet regulations to protect net neutrality. The President wants the Federal Communications Commission to protect open access to Internet content with rules designed to stop service providers from blocking or slowing down access to certain websites. Democratic US Senator Tammy […]

  • November 9, 2014

    WXPR: Sen. Baldwin Wants Emergency Plan For Propane Shortages

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is asking the administration to make a better plan in case of another propane crisis. Baldwin, along with Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken, has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy, saying emergency protocols need to be in place should propane supplies get squeezed like they did last year. Read […]

  • October 17, 2014

    LaCrosse Tribune: Baldwin, Franken urge action to force rail competition

    In the wake of shipping backlogs that have stranded grain in northern Minnesota and choked coal supplies at Midwestern power plants, U.S. senators from Minnesota and Wisconsin are calling on federal regulators to foster more competition among railroads. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Al Franken, D-Minn., joined this week with David Vitter, a Republican from […]