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11.25.20

Baldwin and Pocan Lead Lawmakers in Calling on President of Egypt to Immediately Release Wrongfully Detained Human Rights Advocates

Following the baseless detainment of human rights advocates by security forces in Egypt, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI-02) are leading their Congressional colleagues in calling on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to unconditionally release the detained human rights advocates, immediately cease other arrests and end the smear campaign against civil rights organizations in Egypt. During the week of November 15, Egyptian security forces arrested… Continue Reading


11.23.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Robust Funding for State and Local Governments to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

Public health experts have estimated that a minimum of $8.4 billion is needed for COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today joined her colleagues, led by Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), in urging Congressional leaders to provide robust funding to ensure the swift distribution of COVID-19 vaccines as a part of any upcoming legislation to address the pandemic. Recent reports indicate that several COVID-19 vaccine candidates have demonstrated encouragin… Continue Reading


11.20.20

Baldwin, Peters & Colleagues Urge GSA Administrator to End Unprecedented Delay & Provide Critical Transition Resources to President-Elect Biden

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and their colleagues in calling on General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Emily Murphy to end her unprecedented delay, immediately ascertain Vice President Joe Biden as President-Elect and Senator Kamala Harris as Vice President-Elect, and make available the transition resources that are provided by law. This delay creates unacceptable risk… Continue Reading