Joe Biden is Fighting for Wisconsin Workers — Not Wall Street
Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Ron Kind to Kick Off Tour with Discussion on Kitchen Table Issues Facing Families in Rural Wisconsin
On Monday, October 5, Biden for President Wisconsin will launch a statewide “Joe’s in Your Corner” tour, which will take national, state, and local leaders across the Badger State to speak directly with Wisconsinites about the kitchen table issues that matter the most to them — including Joe Biden’s plans to build an inclusive economy that leaves no one behind and provides access to quality, affordable health care for all.“The people of Wisconsin need a president who will listen to them, who will understand the issues they’re facing, and who has a plan to beat this dangerous virus and build back better. Joe Biden is the leader we need to meet this moment and rebuild the middle class,” said Senator Tammy Baldwin. “In the final stretch of this campaign, I’ll be going around the state to listen directly to Wisconsinites and assure them they’ll have someone in their corner when they send Joe Biden to the White House.”

To kick off the tour, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Ron Kind, State Senator Patty Schachtner, and State Assembly Candidate Brad Pfaff will speak to Western Wisconsinites about how Joe Biden will help families who have been left behind by trade wars and tax policies that benefit the wealthy over workers. They will also hear from Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions, who stand to lose critical protections if the Supreme Court overturns the Affordable Care Act.

Compared to January 2017, over 150,000 fewer Wisconsinites are employed including  7,000 fewer workers in the La Crosse and Eau Claire regions. Following devastating and unnecessary trade retaliation, Wisconsin led the country in farm bankruptcies in 2019, losing 10% of its dairy farms. As temporary layoffs become permanent job losses, Wisconsin families are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.

“On the debate stage last week, Joe Biden spoke directly to the American people, told  them he understands their fears and anxieties, and reassured them that he has a plan for a brighter future,” said Biden for President Wisconsin State Director Danielle Melfi. “Now we’ll be taking this same message on the road and directly to the people of Wisconsin: Joe Biden will be in your corner, not Wall Street’s.”

The event will be the first of a series focused on Joe Biden’s plan to create millions of good-paying jobs and to give Wisconsin’s working families the tools, choices, and freedom they need to build back better out of these crises. The tour will also highlight his commitment to protect and expand access to affordable health care for all Americans, including protections for the 2.4 million Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions. These plans and more will put money back in the pockets of working families in the Badger State.

Details are subject to change

“Joe’s in Your Corner” Virtual Tour Launch With Tammy Baldwin, Ron Kind, Patty Schachtner, Brad Pfaff, and Western Wisconsinites
Start Time: 2:00 PM CT
Press RSVP: Media interested in attending should RSVP HERE no later than 12:00 PM CT Monday, October 5.
Event Attendance: Members of the public who wish to join can HERE.
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