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(WLUK) — Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin joined FOX 11 Political Reporter Andrew LaCombe Wednesday morning for another Connect to Congress interview. Baldwin answered questions about troops in Syria; the future of the Supreme Court; fighting heroin addiction and prescription drug abuse and college affordability. Continue to Fox 11 News’s website to watch the interview […]

BROKAW, Wis. — One of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators is proposing legislation to prevent investment groups from taking over companies so they can liquidate the assets for short term profit. Democrat Tammy Baldwin has authored The Brokaw Act, named for the community of Brokaw, Wisconsin, where the major employer for a century was shut down. A […]

GREEN BAY – U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Friday said the federal government must ensure communities like Green Bay have safe drinking water and an overall strong water infrastructure. Baldwin is a sponsor of the Testing, Removal and Updated Evaluations of Lead Everywhere in American for Dramatic Enhancements that Restore Safety of Homes, Infrastructure and […]

HOWARD – A lot of progress has been made, but there is still a lot of work to do. That was the consensus of participants in U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s roundtable discussion on opioid abuse Friday at the Weyers-Hilliard Branch of the Brown County Library. The panel included state Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, addiction counselors, […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSAU) — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) met with Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland Thursday morning in Washington. Baldwin says she’s done her part to consider the nominee, and believes he may be more qualified in some areas than any other justice before they took their seat on the highest court in […]

Wisconsin Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin met with President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Baldwin and Judge Merrick Garland sat down and spoke Thursday morning. Garland is nominated to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. To date, Republican leaders in the Senate say they won’t hold any […]

A group of senators are taking on America’s student debt crisis. Up until now their campaign “#Inthered” was just to create awareness but now they’re bringing that reform to the senate floor.

Lawmakers like New York Senator Chuck Schumer and Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) have been working to bring the issue to the forefront. Both of their State of the Union guests were students from local universities. The act they’re supporting, called In the Red, would allow student loan borrowers to refinance outstanding debt at lower rates. Something Senator Baldwin believes will make a huge difference in students’ lives.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 7, 2016 MADISON – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement about news reports concerning Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley: “It is extremely troubling that Governor Walker would ignore this low road record of hate speech and appoint Rebecca Bradley to Wisconsin’s highest court. “These hateful and […]

With the staggering cost of college a key issue on the presidential campaign trail, Senate Democrats are seizing the opportunity to promote a legislative package designed to address affordability.

On Thursday, lawmakers unveiled the Reducing Educational Debt (RED) Act, comprised of three bills that party members have championed over the last year or two. The package includes legislation introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in 2014 to let borrowers refinance their federal and private student loans at a lower interest rate.