Press Releases

09.07.20

Senator Baldwin Calls for Trump Administration to Enforce USMCA Dairy Provisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and a bipartisan group of Senators are calling on the Trump administration to enforce United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dairy provisions. "We ask that you use USMCA's enforcement measures, as appropriate, to hold our trading partners accountable to their trade commitments. It is imperative that Canada and Mexico deliver upon their agreed upon commitments related to dairy products," Baldwin and a bipartisan group of Senators wrote … Continue Reading


09.01.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Help Struggling Restaurants in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) cosponsored the bipartisan Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act to establish a $120 billion revitalization fund to help independent restaurants deal with the long-term structural challenges facing the industry because of COVID-19 and support the reemployment of 11 million workers. "Local restaurants and workers across Wisconsin need our support now to survive this economic cr… Continue Reading


09.01.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Immediate HELP Committee Hearing with CDC & FDA Heads to Investigate Trump Administration's Politicization of COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and other members of the Committee sent a letter to HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) requesting that the Committee hold an immediate hearing with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield addressing the Trump adminis… Continue Reading


09.01.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Visit to Kenosha

MADISON, WI - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement: "This President has not provided leadership that unites people and he has a bad habit of being divisive, which is not what the Kenosha community and Wisconsin wants or needs. I want President Trump to do what Jacob Blake's mother, Julia Jackson, has asked every American to do - examine your heart." Senator Baldwin also called for President Trump to end his opposition to taking action on the George Floyd Justice in… Continue Reading


08.28.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls Out Trump Administration’s Constant, Dangerous Political Interference in COVID-19 Response

Over the past week, President Trump has undermined FDA with conspiracy theories, and officials reportedly pressured CDC to change testing guidelines Moves are latest in long pattern of steps from Trump Administration that have put politics ahead of science and put public health at risk Senate Democrats: "This constant political interference is dangerous and unacceptable." (Washington, D.C.) - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined her Democratic Senate colleagues and criticized the Trump… Continue Reading


08.28.20

Baldwin Joins Colleagues To Call On FCC To Bolster Lifeline Program To Keep Students Connected As The School Year Begins

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) today joined a group of 24 Senators led by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to call on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to boost its Lifeline program to keep students connected as millions return to school both virtually and in person. Since 1985, the FCC's Lifeline program has made basic internet and telephone service more affordable for low-income Americans and has had bipartisan support. "As millions of American families face u… Continue Reading


08.28.20

Baldwin, Warren, Blunt Rochester, Underwood, & Colleagues Highlight Dangerous New EPA Methane Rule

Letter Highlights How the Dangerous Rollback Increases Maternal Health Risks WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joins her colleagues Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representatives Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL), on a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler expressing their deep concern with a new rule which would weaken the EPA's ability to limit dangerous methane pollution from the oil and gas sector. The lett… Continue Reading


08.26.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Kenosha Violence

MADISON, WI - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement: "The vandalism, armed militia, gun violence and fatal shootings in Kenosha are not advancing the cause of racial justice in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Elected officials at the state and federal level must answer the call of peaceful protests and take action to bring about the change we need. "I support Governor Evers' approach to providing more National Guard support for local law enforcement … Continue Reading


08.25.20

Baldwin, Senate Democrats’ Climate Committee Releases New Report On Climate Action, Plan to Build Clean Economy for American People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), along with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Special Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Brian Schatz (D-HI), and every member of the Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, released a comprehensive report on the climate crisis titled "The Case for Climate Action: Building a Clean Economy for the American People." The new report - which comes after dozens of hearings, meetings, and input from experts, labor unions, agricultur… Continue Reading


08.25.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Postmaster General to Reverse Harmful Changes that Have Caused Mail Delivery Delays in Wisconsin

USPS Employees Report Mail Sorting Machines Disconnected in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, Rothschild Baldwin: "Millions of Wisconsinites - among them veterans, seniors, small business owners, rural communities, and voters - depend on USPS" WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today called on Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Postal Service, to immediately reverse the operational changes and directives that have caused the delays in mail delivery… Continue Reading


08.24.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Officer-Involved Shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha on Sunday

MADISON, WI - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement on the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha on Sunday night: "The video from Kenosha of a Black man being shot is terrifying to watch and we need a full and independent investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice to get all the facts about this police shooting. As we pray for Jacob Blake to live, let peaceful protests lead the way to the answers we seek, and justice."… Continue Reading


08.21.20

Baldwin, Senators to DeJoy: USPS Operational Changes Disproportionately Harm Deployed Servicemembers

USPS is the only mail service that can deliver to our military overseas "Making absentee voting more difficult disenfranchises the very Americans who serve and sacrifice on the front lines in defense of our right to vote." WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined her colleagues, led by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), in raising concerns with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over the heightened impact of harmful United States Postal Service (USPS) policy and operational c… Continue Reading


08.21.20

Following Alarming Reports on COVID-19 Risks from Vaping/Smoking, Baldwin and Colleagues Call for Action from Trump Administration

The Senators' letter cites a recent Stanford University study that reports that young people who used both conventional and e-cigarettes were almost seven times as likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19 "The potential for these risks is especially troubling given students may soon be around each other more frequently in many communities, as schools and colleges reopen for in-person learning." WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Edu… Continue Reading


08.18.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Coronavirus Language Access Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined her colleagues to introduce the Coronavirus Language Access Act, which expands access to coronavirus-related resources by increasing language access services and supporting culturally appropriate COVID-19 response programs to help older Americans, those who have limited English proficiency (LEP), and people with disabilities. "The coronavirus pandemic has exposed and exacerbated many obstacles and disparities in our health care system,… Continue Reading


08.17.20

Senator Baldwin Calls for Postmaster General to Provide Senate Testimony on Mail Service Delays

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined the entire Senate Democratic caucus, led by Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, to demand answers from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on significant operational changes he directed that have caused serious delays for postal customers in Wisconsin and across the country. In a letter, the Senators called on DeJoy to testify before Congress and provide clear, trans… Continue Reading


08.17.20

Baldwin, Colleagues Demand Postal Service Address Delivery Delays of Veterans’ Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined her colleagues, led by Senators Jon Tester (D-MT), Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, and Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, in demanding immediate action following reports of significant delays in veterans' prescription medications through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). In a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, the … Continue Reading


08.14.20

Senator Baldwin and Representatives Moore, Kind, and Pocan Call on President Trump to Extend Full Federal Funding for Wisconsin National Guard to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Florida, Texas, Arizona, Connecticut, and California are receiving full federal funding for their National Guard to help address the ongoing public health and economic crisis. Not Wisconsin. President Trump cut federal funding to support the Wisconsin National Guard's work against the COVID-19 pandemic. The reduction in federal support will cost the state $12.5 million that could be spent on other COVID-19 efforts that are essential to mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on Wis… Continue Reading


08.13.20

Baldwin, Murphy Call on Congressional Budget Office to Reexamine Junk Plans Offered by Private Insurers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), both members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), are calling on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) to reevaluate the baseline assumptions and projections it published regarding the use and purchase of short-term, limited-duration insurance (STLDI) plans. In 2018, the Trump administration expanded the use of STLDI plans, or "junk plans,"… Continue Reading


08.13.20

Baldwin Joins Senate Democratic Caucus in Urging USPS to Fix Delays and Avoid Cost Increases for Election Mail

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined the entire Democratic caucus in urging U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to provide answers regarding reports of recent changes to long-standing practices at USPS that would result in increased delivery times and costs for election mail, and urged him to not take any further action that makes it harder and more expensive for states and election jurisdictions to mail ballots. Despite numerous reports from across the country of slow … Continue Reading


08.12.20

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions Vice President Pence on Federal Diversions of Testing Supplies from Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is questioning Vice President Mike Pence, Chair of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, about reports of federal diversions of testing supplies from Wisconsin, which is leading to a reduction of COVID-19 testing and the suspension of pre-procedure testing for several surgical specialties, including orthopedics, gynecology, general surgery, urology, ophthalmology, gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, otolaryngology, interventional radiology, and… Continue Reading

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