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09.26.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Nomination and Senate Confirmation Process

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court nomination and Senate confirmation process: "President Trump wants to overturn the Affordable Care Act completely and take away people's health care and protections for pre-existing health conditions in the middle of a pandemic. Trump wants to overturn Roe v. Wade and have the government take away reproductive freedoms for women. Now he has nominated an activist judge to do what he wants, instead of givi… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Baldwin Demands Answers After Independent GAO Report Confirms Trump Administration Mismanaged Payments to Farmers for Trade Damages

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today sent a letter to President Trump and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, pressing them to treat Wisconsin fairly in trade aid, and calling on them to focus aid on long-lasting economic strength, not just temporary payments. Earlier this month, a report from the independent Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that the Trump administration's payments to farmers harmed by the President's trade turmoil ultimately favored the Sou… Continue Reading


09.24.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation Authorizing Funding for Humanitarian Assistance Programs in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation today to authorize funding for humanitarian assistance programs, including for the clearance of unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war, in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. The Legacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act also recognizes the refugee and immigrant communities from those countries, including the Hmong, Cham, Cambodian, Iu-Mien, Khmu, Lao, Montagnard and… Continue Reading