Sen. Baldwin: A Year Reviewing and Crisscrossing Wisconsin



In 2023, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin attended or hosted nearly 150 community events across 44 counties in Wisconsin, listening to constituents, and working on state-wide issues. Her work focused on lowering costs for families, supporting veterans, growing the local economy, rebuilding infrastructure, and tackling the opioid crisis. Significant achievements include legislation to lower prescription drug costs, securing funding for public safety, infrastructure, and economic development programs, and passing laws to provide increased health care and disability benefits for veterans exposed to toxins during their military service.

Senator Tammy Baldwin’s 2023 Wisconsin Community Initiatives Recap

In 2023, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin attended nearly 150 events across 44 Wisconsin counties. These events aimed to celebrate her efforts to lower costs for families, support veterans, enhance the Wisconsin economy, improve infrastructure, and more.

Senator Baldwin’s work is informed by her interactions with families, businesses, local leaders, and Wisconsites who share their experiences. Her travels across the state also mark the progress made in areas such as lowering costs, rebuilding infrastructure, and growing our economy.

2023 Highlights from Senator Baldwin’s Wisconsin Tours:

Addressing Public Safety and Opioid Epidemic

In Ladysmith, she discussed the FEND Off Fentanyl Act to curb the opioid crisis. In Wausau, she discussed how the $3 million SAFER Grant will fund the hiring of nine new firefighters.

Enhancing the Made in America Economy

In Milwaukee, Senator Baldwin promoted her work to establish a Tech Hub. In Pleasant Prairie, she celebrated Nokia bringing up to 200 manufacturing jobs to Wisconsin thanks to her efforts.

Reducing Prescription Drug Costs and Expanding Mental Health Care

In Waukesha, Senator Baldwin discussed the importance of cutting prescription drug prices. In Green Bay, she secured $3 million for the implementation of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline hotline.

Improving Wisconsin Infrastructure

In Superior, Senator Baldwin advocated for the replacement of the aging Blatnik Bridge. In Casco, she highlighted the broadband expansion to connect 291 addresses to high-speed internet.

Supporting Wisconsin Veterans and Military Personnel

In May, Senator Baldwin hosted a series of discussions on her efforts to increase health care and disability benefits for Wisconsin veterans. She also presented a Purple Heart Award to Rebecca Litscher for her service and sacrifice.

Backing Farmers and Rural Communities

In Greenleaf, Senator Baldwin toured Brickstead Farms to discuss her work in securing investments for sustainable agriculture operations. In Columbus, she met with Dairy Business Innovation Initiative recipients to learn how they are diversifying their business products.

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