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Baldwin's First Bill Proposal as Senator


MADISON, Wisconsin (WKOW) - Wisconsin Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin has introduced her first piece of legislation as a U.S. Senator. Senator Baldwin says she's hoping to help entrepreneurs with a bill called The Small Business Innovation Act of 2013.

Baldwin explains the purpose and some background of how her bill proposal came about by saying, "We've discovered we're lagging behind in terms of entrepreneurship. And we know that so many of the new jobs created are in small businesses. But often those small businesses lack the support they need in terms of venture capital."

Senator Baldwin says her bill offers incentives for private equity funds and small businesses. It would also support of start-ups businesses.

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