PRESS RELEASE: Over 200 SENIORS FOR TAMMY Announced at Event Highlighting Tammy Baldwin’s Leadership to Protect Their Care, Retirement

Over 200 SENIORS FOR TAMMY Announced at Event Highlighting Tammy Baldwin’s Leadership to Protect Their Care, Retirement

“Tammy’s work for Wisconsin seniors — including her efforts to strengthen and protect Social Security and Medicare — stands in stark contrast to Leah Vukmir”

MADISON — Seniors from across Wisconsin today announced SENIORS FOR TAMMY, a coalition of over 200 Wisconsin seniors who are backing Tammy Baldwin and standing up against special interests attacks on their health care.

“Today, I’m honored to receive the support of over 200 seniors from across Wisconsin,” said Tammy Baldwin. “As someone who was raised by my grandparents, and then served as my grandmother’s primary caregiver, I’m proud to join these Wisconsinites in standing up to protect their health care, lower prescription drug prices, and strengthen Social Security and Medicare.”

“Tammy’s work for Wisconsin seniors — including her efforts to strengthen and protect Social Security and Medicare — stands in stark contrast to Leah Vukmir,” said Claudia Progreba, a Wisconsin retiree. “Worst of all, Leah Vukmir has an abysmal record when it comes to supporting Alzheimer’s and dementia research and treatments here in Wisconsin.”

These 200+ Wisconsinites have joined SENIORS FOR TAMMY to support Tammy Baldwin’s work to do right by our seniors. In the Senate, Tammy Baldwin has passed bipartisan legislation to support family caregivers and she is leading efforts to protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare.

For seniors facing skyrocketing prescription drug costs, Tammy Baldwin has stood up to big pharma by leading the charge on allowing Medicare to finally negotiate lower drug prices for the millions of Americans enrolled in Medicare Part D and introducing a bipartisan bill with the late Senator John McCain to hold pharmaceutical corporations accountable for price hikes. More information on Tammy Baldwin’s record of fighting for Wisconsin seniors here.  


Debrah Adams of Chippewa Falls

Jack Allgaier of Stevens Point

Leigh Allgaier of Stevens Point

Judy  Amroze of Milwaukee

Deb Anderson of West Bend

Merry Anderson of Columbus

Susan Anderson of Kenosha

Mary Arnold of Columbus

Mary Arriola of Saint Francis

Martha Audette of Superior

Severa Austin of Madison

Judy Bablitch of Stevens Point

Raymond Barbush of Madison

Earl Barnes of Dodgeville

Shirley Barnes of Dodgeville

John Baumgart of Green Bay

Christine Beaudin of Eau Claire

Patricia Beausang of Milwaukee

Patricia Bielke of Land O’ Lakes

Stephen  Bielke of Land O’ Lakes

John Bittrich of Marshfield

Karen Bittrich of Marshfield

Elisabeth Blandford of Racine

Bill Bletsch of Merrimac

Janet Bollow of Wauwatosa

Sharon Brandt of Green Bay

Leann Breed of Eleva

Carol Brill of Shorewood

Craig Brooks of Buffalo City

Saundra Brown of Madison

James Brownlow of Muskego

Linda Chapman of Green Bay

Mary Chris-Johnson of Superior

Robert Chriske of Franksville

Suzanne Christoffersen of Madison

Jacqualyne Cody of Rhinelander

Danny Cole of Abrams

Sue Cooley of Wausau

Elisa Corrandini-Bletsch of Merrimac

Karen Crotteau of Stanley

John DeRosier of Eau Claire

Nancy DesJardins of Sheboygan

Emmanuel Devera of Menomonee

Phillip Devlin of Saint Francis

Christina Dolan of Coon Valley

Carol Doran of Madison

Terry Dorr of Milwaukee

Sandy Drew of Madison

Frances Durkin of Oconomowoc

Katherine Ecklund of Lake Geneva

Thomas Elert of Madison

Marie Ellickson of Winter

Lari Fanlund of Madison

James Fitzgerald of Green Bay

Marge Fitzgerald of Green Bay

Lisa Flax of Madison

Marshall Flax of Madison

Julie Flemming of Fox Lake

Barnard Francha of Greenville

Susan Gereau of Dodgeville

Kathy Gettrust of Middleton

Mary Ginnebaugh of Green Bay

Suzon Gordon of Altoona

Joyce Gretzinger of Fall River

Edna Grotjahn-Early of Richmond

Betty Gustafson of Marshfield

Judith Hackbarth of Hudson

Ada Hall of Neenah

Paulette Harder of Madison

Chuck Heidner of Green Bay

Judith Heidner of Green Bay

Pamela Henkel of Oshkosh

Vicki Herman of Shorewood

Bernie Hoefgen of Eau Claire

Karla Hoefgen of Eau Claire

Eloisa Hood of Columbus

Michael Horejs of Plover

Shirley Horowitz of Whitefish Bay

John Houston of Pittsville

Judith Howard of Milwaukee

Frances Huntley-Cooper of Fitchburg

Anma Ingeana of Madison

Mills Janet of Deforest

Kristie Javurek of Eau Claire

Norine Jazen of Germantown

Alice Jenson of Fitchburg

Richard Johnson of Janesville

Caroline Joyce of Hartland

Carolyn Kaiser of Elk Mound

Arlene Kanno of Wisconsin Dells

Hiroshi Kanno of Wisconsin Dells

James Kerler of Lake Mills

Sandra King of La Crosse

Daniel Klann of Green Bay

Anita Klein of Sheboygan

Ila Koss of Wausau

Alice Lamont of Beloit

Eileen Landwehr of Madison

Brenda Lange of Sturgeon Bay

Jenell Larson of Brodhead

William Larson of Brodhead

Marvin Lasecke of Manitowoc

Claudia Lateer of Beloit

Mary Cole Laub of Madison

Lois Lawler of Stevens Point

Grace Lee of Beloit

Gary Lenz of Frederic

Susan Levy of Madison

Gretchen Lowe of Madison

Dawn Martin of West Allis

Robert Martin of Lake Geneva

Camille Maurice of Wrightstown

Ted May of Washburn

Mary McComb of Stevens Point

Margaret McEntire of Madison

Patricia McPartland of Madison

Sharon Meany of Manitowoc

David Mielke of Kewaunee

Jeanne  Mielke of Kewaunee

Jeffrey Miller of Cross Plains

John Miller of Fort Atkinson

Christine Milligan-Ciha of Stoughton

Dave Moe of Siren

Emily Moore of Juneau

Joseph Moore of Juneau

Chad Murphy of Stevens Point

Robert Nadowski of Beloit

Allan Naegeli of Racine

Joan Naegeli of Racine

Jane Natzke of Wisconsin Rapids

Ronald Natzke of Wisconsin Rapids

Antonia Nelson of Green Bay

Paul Nelson of Pardeeville

Dale Nook of Milwaukee

Tod Ohnstad of Kenosha

Karen Paulson of Sun Prairie

Phil Paulson of Sun Prairie

Dorene Pease of Portage

Joann Pedersen of Pewaukee

David Pederson of Stevens Point

Trudy Pederson of Stevens Point

Dorothy Petersen of Stoughton

Carol Philipps of Madison

Claudia Pogreba of Madison

Jim Pollock of Stevens Point

Mary Ellen Pollock of Stevens Point

Jose Pourroy of Kenosha

Colleen Prophet of Madison

Wayne Prophet of Madison

Richard Rayborn of Wausau

James Riggenbach of Almond

George Roenning of Sturgeon Bay

Anthony Roter of Wisconsin Dells

Theresa Roter of Wisconsin Dells

Connie Russell of Chippewa Falls

Carol Ryczek of Lyndon Station

Jim Ryczek of Lyndon Station

William Schmit of Stevens Point

Maynard Schneider of Madison

Pat Schock of Green Bay

Melissa Schroeder of Merrill

Myra Schultz of Madison

Carol Schumacher of Eau Claire

Jo Seiser of Stevens Point

Olski Sharon of Kimberly

Marsha Siik of Madison

Terrie Silverman of Oconomowoc

Elizabeth Simmons of Mazomanie

Kenneth Simpson of Kenosha

Sally Simpson of Kenosha

Warren Smith of Lake Geneva

Victor Sorensen of Eau Claire

Gerald Sternberg of Madison

Merle Sternberg of Madison

David Sullivan of Sheboygan

Karen Sullivan of Sheboygan

Judy Swander of Glidden

Ann Taurick of Fall River

Jean Tenuta of Kenosha

Sandra Thays of Pewaukee

Beverly Thompson of Stoughton

Mort Thompson of Townsend

Roger Thompson of Stoughton

Lynn Tompitch of Waukesha

John Tyler of Lake Mills

Gerald Valentine of Oconto Falls

David VerBoort of De Pere

Lori VerBoort of De Pere

Bonny Walters of Colgate

Douglas Walters of Colgate

Mark Warhus of Shorewood

Margie Weigle of Madison

Hester Werner of Menomonee Falls

Carol Wild of Friendship

Kim Wilson of Fall Creek

Richard Windorf of Janesville

Judith  Wittig of Green Bay

Virginia Wolf of Eau Claire

Margaret Wood of La Crosse

Barb Woodriff of Monroe

Becky Woodward of Stevens Point

Craig Yamauchi of Eau Claire

Shelley Yamauchi of Eau Claire