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01.19.21

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Chris Murphy Lead Colleagues in Supporting Biden Administration Plan to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act, Increase Supply of Necessary Medical Equipment and Supplies

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) are leading 24 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to President-Elect Joe Biden, supporting his incoming administration's plan to quickly utilize all available authorities under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to rapidly increase the production and stockpiling of medical, testing and protective equipment supplies. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Senate Democrats have been calling on the Trump Administration to fully utilize the… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Baldwin Delivers Results to Expand Broadband for Rural and Underserved Communities in Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, worked to include a number of measures in the year-end, bipartisan government funding legislation to expand broadband and internet access for rural and underserved communities in Wisconsin. This government funding bill was signed into law at the end of last year. "The bipartisan federal funding legislation that was signed into law includes many reforms and investments that I worked for to strengthen our internet infras… Continue Reading


01.15.21

Baldwin, Senate Democrats Call for Strengthened Regulations of Methane Emissions from Oil, Natural Gas Production

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined 23 of her colleagues, led by Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), in writing to President-elect Joe Biden, calling on the incoming Biden-Harris administration to swiftly act to restore and strengthen regulations of methane emissions from oil and natural gas production. The senators are also requesting a vigorous defense of the Bureau of Land Management's 2016 regulations to reduce emissions that waste natural gas associated with production on federal and Triba… Continue Reading