TDS® congratulates U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) on appointment

Sen. Baldwin (D-WI) is appointed to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Today, United States Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) announced her appointment to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

The following statement can be attributed to Drew Petersen, vice president of External Affairs and Communications for TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®):

                “TDS is excited to have U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) join the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

                “U.S. Senator Baldwin has been a tireless bi-partisan advocate for investment and expansion of rural broadband services across our country. The Senator and her Congressional staff are well-versed on both the challenges and the opportunities that come with expanding broadband services to rural America. Whether it is improved local economic development, combating the ‘homework gap,’ or stimulating private sector network investment, Senator Baldwin is a true public policy partner. She will be a strong addition to this critically important committee in Congress.”

Media Contact: Cindy Tomlinson, Associate Manager - Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-4471 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit

Updated February 2019

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