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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions ( HELP ) Committee, today introduced legislation aimed at strengthening our federal response to HIV/AIDS. Senator Baldwin’s HIV Clinical Services Improvement Act would improve health care access by strengthening Ryan White Part C clinics to ensure these community providers have the capacity and support to deliver high-quality care to those living with HIV/AIDS.

As a Wisconsinite, Labor Day has always been a special holiday. Here in Wisconsin, we understand our economy and our shared prosperity depend on working men and women and the communities they create. That’s why our state was the first to grant bargaining rights to public sector employees. It’s why Wisconsin created unemployment insurance and […]

One of our nation’s greatest strengths is that we are governed by each other — what President Lincoln celebrated as “a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.”

But increasingly, Americans’ trust in government is eroding. And a big reason for that is the so-called revolving door between government and the private sector.

Inviting outside voices into government is often a good thing. When public servants have experience beyond Washington, they bring new ideas, new perspectives, and new knowledge to the work of governing this huge, complicated country of ours. Some of America’s most dedicated public servants got their start in technology, business, academia, or other fields. Most of the time, that private-sector experience is an asset, not a liability.

Brad Stillmank mixed his first batch of beer at his new Henry Street brewery one year ago.

His company, Stillmank Brewing, had contracted with Milwaukee Brewing Co. to make its beer until Aug. 10, 2014. Under the contract, the company made about 300 barrels each year. In the last 12 months, the Green Bay brewery produced 1,000.

Now, a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., aims to help small craft brewers like Stillmank take the next step by easing regulations and cutting in half federal excise taxes on breweries’ first 60,000 barrels of beer.