Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Democrat • Wisconsin • 1st Term • Sworn In 2013
- 20 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 50 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 203 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 5 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 59 of 100)
Baldwin was born February 11, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin where she was also raised. She earned a bachelor's degree from Smith College, and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1993 to 1999 and was elected to the House in 1998. She was the first woman elected to Congress from the state of Wisconsin. She is also the first openly gay person who was not an incumbent to be elected to the House of Representatives. While two openly gay men serve in the House of Representatives, she is the only "out" lesbian.
According to Baldwin's official website, "she is a leading advocate for universal health care" and works at "protecting Social Security from risky privatization schemes, protecting Medicare, and increasing support for public education, including financial aid for higher education." She is also "a forceful supporter of civil rights and an advocate for those in our society whose voices, too often, are not heard."http://tammybaldwin.house.gov/page.asp?page=aboutTammy Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.1935 - Waterfront Community Revitalization and Resiliency Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 04, 2015 2 Views
A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to undertake certain activities to support waterfront community revitalization and resiliency.
S.1835 - Military Facilities Force Protection Act of 2015Read twice and referred Jul 22, 2015 2 Views
A bill to enhance military facilities force protection.
S.1779 - Financial Services Conflict of Interest ActRead twice and referred Jul 15, 2015 7 Views
A bill to prevent conflicts of interest that stem from executive Government employees receiving bonuses or other compensation arrangements fro...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.244Referred to the Committee Aug 05, 2015 60 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the "Laudato Si" encyclical of Pope Francis, and global climate change.
S.1981 - Equal Employment for All Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 18 Views
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the ...
S.1956 - Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Assessment Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 5 Views
A bill to require the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere to conduct an assessment of cultural and historic resources in the waters of t...
Recent Voting History
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Nay (with party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Aye (with party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015