Press Releases

01.19.21

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Chris Murphy Lead Colleagues in Supporting Biden Administration Plan to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act, Increase Supply of Necessary Medical Equipment and Supplies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) are leading 24 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to President-Elect Joe Biden, supporting his incoming administration's plan to quickly utilize all available authorities under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to rapidly increase the production and stockpiling of medical, testing and protective equipment supplies. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Senate Democrats have been calling on the Trump Administration t… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Baldwin Delivers Results to Expand Broadband for Rural and Underserved Communities in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, worked to include a number of measures in the year-end, bipartisan government funding legislation to expand broadband and internet access for rural and underserved communities in Wisconsin. This government funding bill was signed into law at the end of last year. "The bipartisan federal funding legislation that was signed into law includes many reforms and investments that I worked for to strengthen … Continue Reading


01.15.21

Baldwin, Senate Democrats Call for Strengthened Regulations of Methane Emissions from Oil, Natural Gas Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined 23 of her colleagues, led by Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), in writing to President-elect Joe Biden, calling on the incoming Biden-Harris administration to swiftly act to restore and strengthen regulations of methane emissions from oil and natural gas production. The senators are also requesting a vigorous defense of the Bureau of Land Management's 2016 regulations to reduce emissions that waste natural gas associated with production o… Continue Reading


01.14.21

Baldwin’s Bipartisan Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act has been signed into law. Authored by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME), as well as by Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), this bipartisan legislation will support the health and wellbeing of family caregivers by authorizing $10 million annually for the Lifespan Respite Care program from… Continue Reading


01.12.21

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Asks President-Elect Biden to Take Bold Action to Support Farmers and Rural Communities, Restore RFS Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is today calling on the incoming Biden administration to take bold action immediately following the inauguration to support farmers and rural communities by restoring strong biofuels policy through the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In addition to Baldwin, the effort was led by Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and also joined by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Tina Smith (D-MN), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Richard J. Durbin (D-IL). In part, the Senator… Continue Reading


01.11.21

In New Letter, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Immediately Address Significant COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Failures

Baldwin, Schumer, Murray and 42 Senate Democrats Write To HHS Secretary Alex Azar Detailing How Trump Administration Should Fix Vaccine Distribution Failures And Implement A Comprehensive National Vaccine Plan Senators Call on Trump Administration To Act Quickly To Address The Significant Failures Of The COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution And Work To Combat Health Inequities WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined 42 Senate Democrats led by Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N… Continue Reading


01.07.21

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Vice President Pence to Invoke the 25th Amendment to Remove President Trump Immediately

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement announcing her support for Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to immediately remove President Trump from office: "President Trump incited a violent insurrection against Congress as we were working to faithfully carry out our constitutional duties to accept the vote of the American people. This attack on our democracy makes it clear he has broken his oath to support and defend the Constitution, and that… Continue Reading


12.23.20

Baldwin’s Bipartisan Bill to Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) issued the following statement after her bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-IN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Deb Fischer (R-RE) was signed into law. The Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act will expand and enhance efforts to identify and shut down student debt relief scams. "Far too many students are already struggling with student loan debt, and they deserve to be protected from scammers and bad actors who are preying on th… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Senate Passes Baldwin’s Bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States Senate has passed Senator Tammy Baldwin's bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act, which reauthorizes and expands funding for the Great Lakes. The legislation passed the House earlier this year and now heads to the President's desk. The bipartisan bill will reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which is set to expire at the end of Fiscal Year 2021, for another five years. The bill increases the current authorization level from … Continue Reading


12.22.20

Senator Baldwin Working to Make College More Affordable and Accessible for Wisconsin Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), successfully secured provisions from her Working Students Act in the year-end, bipartisan government funding legislation to support students who are working their way through school. This year-end, bipartisan government funding legislation, which Baldwin voted for, passed the full Congress on Monday night and now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law. "I… Continue Reading


12.21.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is voting for the bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation that is set to pass both chambers of Congress today, before heading to the President's desk to be signed into law. In a statement, Senator Baldwin said: "I am voting for the bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation because Wisconsin needs help and it's essential that Congress provide some now before the end of the year. But our job is not done responding to this public health and economic cris… Continue Reading


12.21.20

Baldwin Announces Support for Economic Justice Act, Historic $435 Billion Proposal to Address Systemic Racism and Historic Underinvestment in Communities of Color

Senator Baldwin, Leader Schumer And Senate Democrats Today Announced the New and Improved Economic Justice Act, A Major Proposal That Would Provide More Than $435 Billion In Immediate and Long-Term Investments in Communities of Color Senate Democrats' Proposal Invests $135 Billion In Child Care, Mental Health and Primary Care, Minority-Owned Businesses and Jobs And $300 Billion For Infrastructure, A Homeowner Down Payment Tax Credit, Medicaid Expansion, And More Senate Democrats: For Too Lo… Continue Reading


12.21.20

Baldwin’s Bipartisan Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers to be Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, Senator Tammy Baldwin's bipartisan Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act heads to the President's desk to be signed into law. Authored by Senators Baldwin and Susan Collins (R-ME), as well as by Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), this bipartisan legislation will support the health and wellbeing of family caregivers by authorizing $10 million annually fo… Continue Reading


12.20.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released a statement on the passing of former Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. "Shirley Abrahamson broke barriers and for her serving on the Supreme Court meant serving the people of Wisconsin as an independent, fair and impartial justice because after all, the court and our court system belongs to the people, not powerful special interests. That is why she spent a lot of her time traveling the state, meeting with peo… Continue Reading


12.17.20

Baldwin Bill to Cultivate Next Generation of Veterans Health Professionals Clears House and Senate, Heads to President’s Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House of Representatives has passed U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's bipartisan Veterans'-Specific Education for Tomorrow's Health Professionals Act of 2019 (VET HP Act). The bill passed the U.S. Senate last week and now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law. The shortage of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) physicians and medical professionals has been a major problem for VA medical centers across the country, forcing VA facilities to provide care with fewe… Continue Reading


12.14.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Press Trump Administration On Decision Not to Pre-Order More Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Need for Transparent Plan Going Forward

Reporting revealed the Trump Administration turned down an option this summer to pre-order additional doses Pfizer's vaccine Senators: "We are concerned the failure to secure an adequate supply of vaccines will needlessly prolong the COVID-19 pandemic in this country, causing further loss of life and economic devastation." WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined more than a dozen of her Democratic Senate colleagues led by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the S… Continue Reading


12.11.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For National Defense Authorization, Gets Results for Wisconsin Veterans, Workers and Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today voted for the final version of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 that includes a number of measures that deliver results for Wisconsin. The final version of the defense funding bill passed the House and Senate with a veto-proof majority and now heads to the President's desk for his signature. "I voted in favor of this bipartisan defense authorization legislation because it makes important investments to str… Continue Reading


12.11.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Legislation to Reverse Trump Administration Move to Silence Workers in Corporate America

EMPOWERS Act Allows Retirement Savers to Set Binding Proxy Voting Guidelines WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced new legislation that would reverse a final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor to limit retirement plans from voting on corporate proxies and undermine workers' voice in the public companies where they invest. In August, Trump's Labor Department proposed a rule to discourage ERISA plans from voting their proxies at all, unless the plans set a default vot… Continue Reading


12.10.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders to Pass the Bipartisan RESTAURANTS Act Before Too Late

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and her colleagues, led by Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), are urging Congressional leaders to immediately pass the bipartisan RESTAURANTS Act, legislation that establishes the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide local Wisconsin restaurateurs with funding to rehire workers and deal with the long-term ramifications of COVID-19. "For the second time this year, restaurants and bars are having to limit operations or close their doors co… Continue Reading


12.09.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Information from FBI and DHS On QAnon Threat Posed To America And Abroad

Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Write To FBI Director Wray And Deputy General Counsel Maher At DHS Asking For A Written Assessment On The QAnon Threat To America's Democratic Institutions And Contribution To Hatred Here And Overseas Senate Democrats Seek Information About QAnon's Spread Of Disinformation And Hatred That Poses A Threat To U.S. Democracy WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined a group of Democratic colleagues, led by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)… Continue Reading

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