Baldwin Stumps for Senate Farm Bill in Chippewa County

At the farm of Les Danielson, just north of Cadott, it was time to listen – but it was Democrat U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin from Wisconsin and Jeff Merkley from Oregon, whose ears were opened.

The visit was tied to working on a new five-year-long farm bill. The Senate passed its version Thursday with a vote of 86-11. To Baldwin, this is a sign her side of Capitol Hill has the right plan.

“We’re in a crisis here and I wanted to make sure that message was loud and clear and that there was a response – at least, the best we could do in this farm bill that’s going to last five years,” Baldwin said to WEAU 13 News on Friday.

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