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04.17.19

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson Introduce Legislation to Rename Sun Prairie Post Office for Fire Captain Cory Barr

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson introduced bipartisan legislation in the Senate to designate the post office at 1715 Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie as the "Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building." The legislation honors Fire Captain Cory James Barr, a first responder who was killed by an explosion while responding to the July 2018 natural gas leak in Sun Prairie. Captain Barr is credited with evacuating more than 100 people from the building. The entire Wisconsin Congressional De… Continue Reading


04.17.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million in New Funding for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced $1.5 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant funding for the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives to support Wisconsin dairy farmers and cheesemakers working to grow their business and reach new product markets. "Wisconsin's dairy businesses are a key driver of our state's economy, but recently our dairy farmers have faced very challenging times with an oversupply of milk and low milk prices. It's critical that farmers, cheesemake… Continue Reading


04.16.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $21 Million In AmeriCorps Funding For Wisconsin

Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, along with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), announced $21,199,755 in new grants for Wisconsin that will support AmeriCorps members serving the community with local organizations. "Wisconsinites are committed to serving their communities more than ever, and hundreds of thousands of men and women have answered the call to service. And those who serve not only have the opportunity to make a difference, they develop valuable skills and fi… Continue Reading