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06.22.18

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Protect VA Watchdog

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin worked to protect the mission of the VA Inspector General (IG), the independent watchdog tasked with investigating misconduct and waste of taxpayer dollars at the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA). Senator Baldwin cosponsored a bipartisan amendment, led by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), that was included in the 2019 VA funding bill to ensure that the IG can investigate, audit and conduct oversight of the nation's largest health care system without being hindered… Continue Reading


06.21.18

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Spur Innovation, Support Wisconsin Cheesemakers and Dairy Businesses

Legislation would promote dairy product innovation, provide technical assistance and grants to dairy businesses Baldwin effort would support increased dairy processing capacity, responding to oversupply of milk that is threatening livelihoods of Wisconsin farmers WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today introduced legislation to support dairy product innovation and provide resources to help cheesemakers and other dairy businesses get their start, develop new products and expand ma… Continue Reading


06.20.18

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Federal Funding Available to Help Wisconsin Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Wisconsin is eligible to receive $11,805,710 when the state applies for the funding Senator Baldwin worked to secure federal funding for local communities that invests in prevention, treatment and recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced that an additional $11.8 million in federal grant funding is available to help Wisconsin combat the opioid epidemic. Senator Baldwin led the effort to include an additional $1 billion for this program to fight the opioid epidemic… Continue Reading