Stories tagged: "Sen. Tammy Baldwin"

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Sarah Godlewski Appointed Secretary of State Following Doug La Follette’s Surprise Resignation

Gov. Tony Evers appointed Godlewski, the former state treasurer, to fill the rest of the nearly four-year term La Follette won in November—ending a tenure that first started in 1974.

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HEALTHCARE: Statewide Democrats Show Support For ‘Lower Costs, Better Care’

State Democrats barnstormed Wisconsin this week heralding passage of the Inflation Reduction Act that will lower healthcare costs for millions of Americans. Hosted by national healthcare advocacy group Protect Our Care, ‘Care Force One’ made stops in Milwaukee and Green Bay Wednesday. Signed into law earlier this year, the Inflation Reduction Act ends the 20...

The Most Bipartisan Members of Congress: Where Wisconsin’s Senators Rank

It takes compromise for bills to pass in Washington and for change to happen in Wisconsin. How often do Wisconsin’s Senators actually work with the other side?

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Sen. Ron Johnson will vote against marriage equality legislation

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade – the legal precedent ensuring women have the freedom to make their own reproductive health care decisions – Americans have been left wondering what other fundamental freedoms may be at risk. Chief among them – in no small part due to...

President Joe Biden meets with Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden, Democrats Secured More Than 20,000 Wisconsin Pensions Last Year as Republicans Voted No

A plan that stabilized and saved the pensions of millions of Americans passed with no support from Wisconsin Republicans.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) speaks during a news conference regarding women’s health care, on Capitol Hill May 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. The news conference was held to discuss the reintroduction of the "Women's Health Protection Act " and address the state-based attacks on abortion rights. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
EXCLUSIVE: Voters Oppose National Abortion Ban and Are ‘Worried’ and ‘Angry’ Over State of Abortion Rights

Poll: 68% of likely voters oppose a national ban on abortion, according to a new Courier Newsroom/Data for Progress survey.

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Wisconsin Dems Celebrate Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Gov. Tony Evers, and many other Democrats celebrated the historic elevation of the first Black woman to the highest court in the land.