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10.11.18

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Affordable Student Loans for Every Borrower

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined her colleagues this week in introducing the Affordable Loans for Any Student Act of 2018, led by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), to ensure affordable, simple income-based repayment plans for any federal student loan borrowers. "Higher education should be a path to prosperity, not a path into suffocating debt, but right now student loan debt is holding back an entire generation and creating a drag on economic growth in Wisconsin and across the country," said Senato… Continue Reading


10.10.18

Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill that Includes U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin worked to include a number of measures in the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to support American workers and businesses, invest in innovative water technology, protect the Great Lakes and address drinking water challenges in Wisconsin. The Senate passed the legislation today and now it heads to the President for his signature. "This bipartisan legislation that passed the full Senate includes many reforms that I worked for to support American busines… Continue Reading


10.10.18

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Statement After the Senate Voted 50-50 on the Trump Administration’s Expansion of Junk Insurance Plans That Can Deny Coverage to People with Pre-Existing Conditions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement after the Senate voted 50-50 on her resolution to overturn the Trump administration's expansion of junk insurance plans. Forty-nine Democrats and one Republican voted for Baldwin's resolution, while fifty Senate Republicans voted for an expansion of junk insurance plans that can deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and don't have to provide essential health services like prescription drugs, emergency room visits and mat… Continue Reading