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07.02.20

Senate Passes Bipartisan Baldwin, Collins Resolution Designating August as National Women’s Suffrage Month

Today, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME), together with all the women Senators, designating this August as National Women's Suffrage Month, as America celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote. "Our bipartisan resolution designating August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month recognizes and honors the struggle to extend to women th… Continue Reading


07.02.20

Baldwin, Casey, Brown Introduce Legislation to Address Child Poverty

Today, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) are introducing The Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2020, which would set a national goal of reducing child poverty by half in 10 years and require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Census Bureau to report annually on child poverty. In 2018, nearly 1 in 6 children, or 11.9 million children, were living in poverty. "There are far too many children living in poverty both in Wisconsin and a… Continue Reading


07.02.20

Baldwin, Colleagues to Barr: Reverse Anti-LGBTQ Position, Protect Transgender Workers from Discrimination

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., which held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr demanding the Department of Justice (DOJ) reverse its anti-LGBTQ position that federal law does not shield transgender workers. The Senators called on Barr to immediately rescind … Continue Reading