Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin

Women, LGBTQ Candidates Strip GOP Stronghold of House in Historic 2018 Midterms

Women won big in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Photo: Twitter
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The 2018 midterm elections were historic for LGBTQ, people of color and women candidates as several swept to victory in a wave of opposition to the Trump Administration’s anti-LGBTQ, hate-fueled, and anti-woman policies. ...
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Sens. Call for DOJ, HHS to Reverse Course and Continue to Prioritize LGBTQ Youth in Key Programs

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U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), joined by 18 of their colleagues, wrote letters to the DOJ and HHS urging the departments to ensure that key programs designed to serve homeless youth and children who are the victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking, continue to focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Senators Demand DeVos Address How Education Dept. Will ‘Vigorously’ Enforce Civil Rights Laws

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Betsy DeVos has issued new guidance that only serves to sow confusion among parents, teachers, and administrators about how to comply with the Title IX law. The new guidance provides no explanation of transgender students’ rights or schools’ obligations under Title IX. ...
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Sen. Murray Elected Assistant Democratic Leader, Expands Leadership Role in Next Congress

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) was elected by the Democratic caucus to serve as Assistant Democratic Leader, the third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership. ...
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Baldwin, DelBene Resolve to Name June 26 ‘LGBT Equality Day’

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During the past two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued three different landmark rulings on the 26th of June that helped eliminate LGBT discrimination. ...
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Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to End Harmful, Fraudulent Anti-LGBT ‘Conversion Therapy’

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Sens. Patty Murray, Cory Booker and 16 of their Democratic colleagues introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, legislation to classify “conversion therapy” as a fraudulent practice. ...
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Murray Introduces Bill to Increase Opportunity for Women and Minorities in STEM

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The Women and Minorities in STEM Booster Act would provide support to increase the number of women and minorities entering STEM fields. ...
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Homeless, Foster Students Higher Education Legislation Introduced

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This bill would require colleges and universities to do their part to improve outreach, resources, and policies for homeless and foster youth. ...
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Senate: Murray Outlines Principles for Affordable, High-Quality Child Care

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) issued a “Call to Action” on the need for affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care in America. ...
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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

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The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live. ...
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