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08.12.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Senate Democrats Urge Trump Administration to Reject $100 Billion Tax Cut for the Wealthy

42 senators warn against unilateral action to cut capital gains taxes WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in urging Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin against unilaterally cutting capital gains taxes for the wealthiest Americans by an additional $100 billion over 10 years, an illegal action that would defy… Continue Reading


08.09.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data

Baldwin, colleagues slam pharmaceutical company for falsifying data on gene therapy that carries a record $2.1 million price tag WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, along with her colleagues Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) blasted AveXis, a subdivision of pharmaceutical giant Novartis, for falsifying data in order to obtain approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new gene therapy, Zo… Continue Reading


08.05.19

Baldwin, Rubio Lead 86 Senators in Calling on Secretary Pompeo to Urge Poland to Support Restitution for Holocaust Victims and Their Families

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) led 86 bipartisan Senators in calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to urge Poland to take action to secure compensation for, or the return of, property that was wrongfully seized by the Nazis and subsequently nationalized by the Communists. In total, 88 Senators signed the letter, including the entire Senate Democratic Caucus. "The United States and Poland have a strong relationship dating back to the American Revolutionary War that… Continue Reading