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07.31.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Senate to Reject Conditioning Federal Funds to Schools on Re-Opening In-Person

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, along with 29 of her Senate colleagues, today urged Senate leadership to reject the Trump Administration's desire to condition education funds in the next coronavirus relief package on the reopening of elementary and secondary schools for in-person instruction. In a letter led by Dick Durbin (D-IL) to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL), and Appropriations Vice C… Continue Reading


07.30.20

Senator Baldwin Calls on U.S. House of Representatives to Take Up and Pass 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline Bill

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) wrote to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) urging the House to immediately move to take up and pass S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This legislation, which Gardner and Baldwin introduced with U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Jack Reed (D-RI), passed the U.S. Senate unanimously on May 13, 202… Continue Reading


07.30.20

Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Effort to Support Physician Training Programs in Rural Communities

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout the nation, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is leading a bipartisan group of Senators, including Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Michael Rounds (R-SD) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), in calling on the Trump administration to support physician training programs in rural communities to strengthen and maintain a physician workforce for t… Continue Reading