Tammy Baldwin Archives

Changing of the guard during Wisconsin mid-term elections

November 8, 2018

An eight-year reign of Republican dominance and political muscle in Wisconsin came to an end Tuesday, November 6, 2018, when Democrat Tony Evers defeated Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the central figure in Wisconsin politics for more than a decade. And his running mate, former state Rep. Mandela Barnes, will become the state’s first African American… [Read More]

Former President Barack Obama speaks at North Division High School

November 1, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, former President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee, WI to help Democratic candidates drum up votes for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Obama, along with the Democratic candidates, spoke to a crowd of 4,000 at North Division High School, located in the 53206 zip code in which Lt…. [Read More]

Souls are heading to the polls in Milwaukee

November 1, 2018

By: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin On Sunday, I had the honor of worshipping at the Tabernacle Community Baptist Church on Milwaukee’s north side, with Pastor Darius Butler and his congregation. I’ve had the pleasure of attending services at Tabernacle in the past, and it was a joy to see so many familiar faces and to… [Read More]

We’re rebuilding Sherman Park together

October 25, 2018

By Senator Tammy Baldwin Two years ago, all of Milwaukee came to a standstill as our Sherman Park community was rocked by turmoil following a fatal police shooting. Since then, we’ve healed, we’ve grown and we’ve rebuilt. But we’re not done yet. The Sherman Park community experienced $6 million in damages to the neighborhood and… [Read More]

You can vote today in Milwaukee

September 27, 2018

By U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin On Monday, September 24, 2018—the first day of early voting in Milwaukee—I was joined by Lieutenant Governor candidate Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Alderman Cavalier Johnson to celebrate the first votes cast in the city for this election. That’s right. There might be weeks until election day, but… [Read More]

What this election means for Wisconsinites’ health care

September 13, 2018

By U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Last month, Vice President Mike Pence visited Wisconsin. Moments after landing in Milwaukee, he was asked about my new legislation to protect the more than 2 million Wisconsinites who have pre-existing conditions. In his response, with just a few words, Vice President Pence outlined what this U.S. Senate election is… [Read More]

Celebrating Milwaukee workers this Labor Day

August 31, 2018

By U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin In Milwaukee—a city built by workers—Labor Day means something special to all of us. This is a city known for our workers, and the labor movement developed here has changed the face of our country. From the tanneries, foundries, factories and breweries manned by generations of the greatest workers America… [Read More]

US Senator Tammy Baldwin helps introduce improved drinking water legislation

July 19, 2018

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and 11 other U.S. senators led by Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), reintroduced the Contaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for Drinking Water Act. The CLEARR Drinking Water Act authorizes about $1 billion for small and disadvantaged communities to replace contaminated infrastructure and directs for the Environment Protection… [Read More]

California Sen. Kamala Harris headlines campaign rally for Tammy Baldwin

June 14, 2018

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was joined by U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), at a rally at Milwaukee’s Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St. And there was certainly plenty of buzz as someone in the crowd shouted to Harris: “Run for president.” Harris responded: “Thank you. But I’m here for… [Read More]

Senator Tammy Baldwin opens Milwaukee campaign office

March 8, 2018

On Saturday, March 3, 2018, Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) was joined by special guest Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) at the opening of the Milwaukee office for her 2018 Senate campaign. The office, located at 5040 West North Ave., is not far from the city’s Sherman Park neighborhood. Baldwin’s campaign manager Scott Spector called the office… [Read More]