Sen. Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped in the Northwoods Saturday, first meeting with supporters in Rhinelander, then traveling to Northland Pines High School in Eagle River to participate in a broadband roundtable at the school and see their Fab Lab.

Democrat Baldwin says while talk of cutbacks in the federal budget are being worked out, she's optimistic that funding for high speed internet will continue.

She admits there are large challenges in the proposed federal budget...

Baldwin Says She Would Support Wolf Delisting

Nov 27, 2016
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U-S Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin says she has no problem supporting the removal of grey wolves from the federal endangered species list.

Republican state lawmakers Tom Tiffany and Adam Jarchow are urging Congress to let the state regain the management of its 900 wolves -- and they say Baldwin's support could put other Democrats on board and give the measure a better chance of passing.

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin thinks President Obama's plan to make the first two years of community college free will help spur on the economy. But the fate of the idea is unknown in an opposite party majority in the Senate and House.

The proposal would make the first two years of college free and universal like public K-12 education. The federal government would pick up 75 percent and the state 25 percent.

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Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin brought U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to Rhinelander and Forest county to see if a bridge could be built regarding harvesting trees in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.

Baldwin and Tidwell listened to a group of northern Wisconsin business representatives, environmental groups, tribal foresters,  hunters, educators, state and county forestry officials. The message was clear from several stakeholders: they need to cut more wood in the Chequamengon-Nicolet National Forest to keep the health of the forest and resurrect a dying economy.