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06.15.21

Senator Baldwin Pushes SBA to Speed Up Relief to Struggling Live Event Venues

Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) signed on to a letter to Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman urging her to disburse Shuttered Venue Operator Grant funding to struggling live entertainment venues as soon as possible. The legislation that created this program, the Save Our Stages Act, was signed into law more than six months ago, and event venues are going out of business while waiting for these grants. In the bipartisan letter, led by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and … Continue Reading


06.15.21

Senator Baldwin Calls to Fix DACA Program, Address Delays

On the 9th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program being announced by President Obama in 2012, Senator Baldwin joined her colleagues in calling on the Biden administration to address the extreme backlog for DACA applicants and reduce wait times for DACA renewals. Current delays are a result of the Trump administration's anti-immigrant policies and the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to negatively impact the immigrant community. "As you know, access to DACA provid… Continue Reading


06.09.21

Senator Baldwin Introduces Women’s Health Protection Act to Protect Equal Access to Reproductive Rights Nationwide

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) joined U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Veronica Escobar (D-TX) to introduce the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA), bicameral federal legislation to guarantee equal access to abortion, everywhere across the country. The bill's introduction follows the Supreme Court's decision to hear arguments in a case that directly threatens fifty years of precedent protecting access to abortion, … Continue Reading