LATEST SENATOR BALDWIN
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, along with more than two dozen Democratic senators, introduced the Scientific Integrity Act to protect government scientists from political interference.
The legislation comes in the wake of recent reports that Trump Administration officials had placed gag orders on employees at the EPA.
“Attempts from politicians to prevent our scientists from sharing factual and independently discovered scientific findings are simply wrong and not acceptable in our democracy,” said Senator Baldwin. “This legislation will ensure that the public has access to federally funded research and that our laws and policies are based on accurate information found by independent scientists, free from outside influences.”
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