Editors Note: I had the opportunity to speak with Congresswomen Tammy Baldwin at her Madison office about her involvement in bringing more federal dollars to Wisconsin for technology development, as well as how we can spur more regionally-based economic development.
Although Baldwin is best known for her unwavering commitment to farmers, senior citizens, education, veterans, womens rights......Full article >>>
dont even have a part-time person to scour the federal register.
WTN: How can you help companies in your district with grants?
TB: If we know about their goals, ambitions and dreams and we have a dedicated staff on board that can match folks up with the grant process. We have a system that works in a number of ways. Businesses and non-profits can call us and say, we do X ......Full article >>>
ay be FEMA funding. We have gotten night vision goggles for volunteer fire departments that they could have never have gotten otherwise.
WTN: How can we be more effective in getting more federal dollars to Wisconsin?
TB: After reading and studying the latest thinking on how we can be competitive with other regions of the country in the future, it is very clear to we that ......Full article >>>
I am just at the beginning stages but there have been great conversations with Republicans as well as liberal Democrats, and I have not had anyone pooh-pooh the idea yet. I have a long way to go. To me this could be a really promising thing!
WTN: How would you structure and build a coalition?
TB: First of all I would let their personal (regional representatives) interes......Full article >>>
of members of Congress.
WTN: What is an example of how this might work?
TB: If youre a small company and trying to get FDA approval for human trials for a drug you want to bring to market, you almost have to be bought by one of the big guys (Pharma) in order to do it. If all the small (drug development) organizations could share a facility, it would leverage and attract p......Full article >>>
If you apply for a grant or loan and want assistance, Baldwin's staff in Madison can assist with a letter or support, direct you to other resource and get you more information.......Full article >>>
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