Politico June 7, 2023
By Robert King

“It helps us make our arguments for greater resources and greater services,” Baldwin told POLITICO.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin is reintroducing legislation that will include questions of sexual orientation and gender identity in government surveys to get a better sense of how the health care crisis is affecting LGBTQ groups.

Baldwin (D-Wis.) said during POLITICO’s Health Summit on Wednesday that current surveys do not ask questions about sexual orientation or gender identity, leaving a large gap in data that is needed to support additional federal spending on the LGBTQ’s community’s needs.

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