Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, is continuing his Working For Wisconsin tour in La Crosse. This tour, which has previously had stops in Racine, Green Bay and Cambridge, is engaging with voters across the state about issues affecting farmers, labor leaders, Black community leaders, women, and small business owners.

While touring a local farm, Mandela was joined by Sen. Tammy Baldwin as they highlighted the importance of Wisconsin agriculture and discussed his plan to help address the problems that affect farmers. He ended the day with a meet and greet with volunteers and community members in downtown La Crosse.

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NBC13: Mandela Barnes’ “Working for Wisconsin” tour stops in La Crosse County

  • Mandela Barnes kicked off the “Working for Wisconsin” tour on Aug. 10, and has made stops in Racine, Green Bay, and Cambridge since then.

  • The tour made its way to La Crosse County on Monday, where Barnes was joined by Sen. Tammy Baldwin in a visit to the Hamburg Hills dairy farm in Stoddard.

  • The pair spoke with area farmers about the state of their businesses, and how elected leaders in Washington D.C. can help. Mandela Barnes continues statewide Working for Wisconsin tour

  • U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes is continuing a statewide tour to learn about the challenges Wisconsinites are facing. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined Barnes during a visit to the Hamburg Hills Dairy Farm in Stoddard yesterday afternoon.

  • The lieutenant governor then met with supporters in downtown La Crosse alongside congressman Ron Kind. Barnes is hearing what voters say their biggest concerns are in the badger state.

  • “We see rising costs, whether at the grocery store or at the gas pump, we’ve seen fifty years of precedent being overturned with Roe vs. Wade, and we see the climate that is in crisis.”

Mandela Barnes

  • We should be fighting for family farms, not letting them get squeezed out by big factories. In the Senate, I’ll fight for a farm bill that works for them.

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