7 hrs ago
Congressional bill to help first responders in Bakken oil incidents becomes political
An emergency preparedness bill that would investigate the best way for local first-responders to react to a railroad crude oil spill is on hold in Congress.
11 hrs ago
WLUK-TV Green Bay
Wisconsin senators make stops, discuss economy
U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin made stops in Wisconsin this week, discussing job creation and the Littoral Combat Ship program.
17 hrs ago
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Sturgeon Bay, Tours Local...
Baldwin supports reauthorization of the is expected to consider when they return this fall.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Wisconsin Senators Make Stops, Discuss Economy
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson stopped by Hsu's Ginseng Enterprises on Tuesday to discuss the creation of jobs, the ongoing situation in Iraq and a functional Congress.
Tammy Baldwin asks Scott Walker to track those cut from BadgerCare
Madison -- U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday called on Gov. Scott Walker to track what has happened to 38,000 people who lost state health coverage and have not signed up for a private plan through a federal insurance marketplace.
Senators look at forestry issues in northern Wisconsin
Wisconsin's two U.S. senators are taking a closer look at issues facing the forestry and timber industries in northern Wisconsin.
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Wisconsin steps up response to college sexual assaults
Wisconsin is taking on a role as a national leader dealing with sexual violence on college campuses with the announcement of a new Sexual Assault Response Team.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Attempted Sexual Assault in Waupaca County
The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office says it wants the community's help tracking down a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman Monday night a little before 10:00 in the Township of Larabee.
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Pen Pals Form Lasting Bond
A Greenleaf couple is hosting some faraway visitors to help them celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this month.
Baldwin visits Marinette after criticism of LCS program
Baldwin visits Marinette after criticism of LCS program Five ships are under construction in Marinette with work expected to start on a 6th this year Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1oO2kIS The USS Freedom gets underway in Singapore in last summer.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Wisconsin gets large grant to train for Bakken tanker incidents
The federal government is sending more than $400,000 to Wisconsin Emergency Management to help improve response to a possbile Bakken crude oil train incident.
Sanders leading Senate push against postal cuts
Vermont's Bernie Sanders and two other U.S. Senators are leading a push for a one-year moratorium on service cuts proposed by the U.S. Postal Service .
The Janesville Gazette
Steven Walters: Despite low turnout, primary voters made news in Wisconsin
For the first time, Wisconsin voters will get a chance Nov. 4 to elect Democratic women to two of the most important offices: Madison's Mary Burke as governor and Jefferson's Susan Happ as attorney general.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Nashotah residents lobby congress regarding human trafficking
Nashotah Resident Tim Bodnar, along with citizens representing various other communities throughout Wisconsin returned from a trip to Washington, DC after having met with Sen Ron Johnson, Congressman Paul Ryan and Ron Kind and key staff as well as the legislation aide from Sen Tammy Baldwin.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
On the stump, Midwestern political contenders talk up their farm cred
For candidates in the Midwest, almost nothing tops a photo opportunity with a barnyard animal or a colorful anecdote about life on the farm.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
People preparing now to avoid another winter propane crisis
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has joined U.S. Senators Al Franken and Rob Portman in sponsoring bi-partisan legislation to address the root causes of last winter's propane shortage.
50 Senators Call for Moratorium on Post Office Closures
A bipartisan group of 50 senators urged appropriators Thursday to include a provision in year-end, catchall spending legislation that would prevent the U.S. Post Office from closing more mail-processing facilities in the next fiscal year.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rice Lake Online
U.S. Senator hears local workforce concerns
U.S, Sen. Tammy Baldwin and her regional representative Kristen Dexter listen as Dan Conroy, a Nexen business leader, explains the effects of changes to the Workforce Investment Act.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mary Burke Becomes First Woman Nominated For Wisconsin Governor By Major Party
Democrat Mary Burke won Wisconsin's primary for governor Tuesday, easily defeating state Rep. Brett Hulsey and becoming the state's first woman gubernatorial nominee for a major political party.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
BNSF pledges more coal to avoid Wisconsin winter power shortage
It appears a winter energy crisis for 18 Wisconsin electrical co-ops has been averted.