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05.14.21

Senator Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen American Manufacturing and Create Jobs Across the Country

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin applauded Senate Committee passage of bipartisan legislation she backs to strengthen our Buy American laws. The Make It in America Act will make it harder for federal agencies to use waivers to get around Buy American requirements, requiring the federal government to give preference to American companies and spend taxpayer dollars on American-made products and American jobs. The legislation passed the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and can … Continue Reading


05.13.21

Senators Baldwin and Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to improve transportation access and help break down barriers for workers and families getting to jobs, local businesses and health care services. The Connecting Opportunities through Mobility Metrics and Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies (COMMUTE) Act provides data to states and local governments to measure accessibility to local businesses and important destinations, and inform investments in t… Continue Reading


05.12.21

Senators Baldwin, Manchin, Brown Introduce Tax Reform Legislation to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today introduced tax reform legislation to close the carried interest tax loophole that benefits wealthy money managers on Wall Street. Currently, the carried interest loophole allows investment managers to pay the lower 20 percent long-term capital gains tax rate on income received as compensation, rather than the ordinary income tax rates of up to 37 percent that they would pay for the same amount of wage income.… Continue Reading