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10.15.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Pension Plans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), today reintroduced her Pension Stability Act to generate new revenue to protect the pensions of more than 36 million workers and retirees-including the 25,000 workers and retirees in Wisconsin participating in the Central States Pension Fund. Current law requires banks convicted of financial crimes to seek a waiver from the Department of Labor in order to manage retirement plan funds. S… Continue Reading


10.11.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Expand Flight-Training Programs For Veterans

The bipartisan American Aviator Act supports veterans who want to become airline pilots after completing their military service Baldwin announced the legislation at Fox Valley Technical College along with Air Wisconsin and Appleton Airport OSHKOSH, WI - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) today visited Fox Valley Technical College in Oshkosh to tour their flight training school and announce her bipartisan American Aviator Act to increase opportunities and expand flight-training services for vete… Continue Reading


10.07.19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on PFAS Chemicals Detected in Wisconsin Surface Waters

Following the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' announcement today that high concentrations of chemicals containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were detected in surface waters in Dane and Monroe Counties, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement: "The dangerous levels of PFAS recently detected in Wisconsin surface waters are alarming and warrant serious action. PFAS chemicals pose a dangerous risk to public health and our environment, especially near S… Continue Reading