Count U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse among officials saying they’re “mad as hell” about the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal in which vets reportedly died waiting for care and VA medical centers covered up evidence.
Washington, DC – After passing through Congress with bipartisan support, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act is headed to the President’s desk for his signature.
La Crosse, WI – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. This legislation will help address Wisconsin’s veterinarian shortage by lifting overly burdensome taxes on programs that encourage veterinarians to practice in rural communities.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that Scenic Bluffs Health Center will receive over $1.8 million in federal grants from the American Rescue Plan to help expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment operations.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind is announcing that the annual Congressional Art Competition is now open and encouraging all high school students in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District to enter.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep.
La Crosse, WI – Earlier this month, Rep. Ron Kind voted to pass the landmark American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. Today, Rep.
La Crosse, WI — Rep. Ron Kind marked the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) becoming the law by highlighting the health care savings for working families in Wisconsin thanks to the American Rescue Plan.
La Crosse, WI – Earlier this month, Rep. Ron Kind joined his colleagues on the Rural Broadband Task Force in introducing the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act.
Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act passed through the House with bipartisan support.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep.
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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says Democrats in the House will work with “Republican numbers” this week to pass individual appropriations bills to fund federal agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Homeland Security, among others.
America’s farmers are the world’s most productive. The food from our nation’s farm fields help feed a hungry and growing world. That is why President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was a win for farmers, workers, and businesses… in China.
by Meg Jones
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
On the last day of America's bloodiest battle, Alonzo Cushing was cut down next to the artillery guns he refused to leave despite the horrendous wounds that left him almost speechless as he whispered commands to his soldiers.
by Mike Tighe
La Crosse Tribune
Many people across western and central Wisconsin rely on propane gas to heat their homes and businesses. In light of the recent shortages and frigid temperatures, here are several ways to receive more information or request assistance:
Thousands of job-seeking Wisconsinites are struggling to make ends meet. House Republicans must allow us to extend UI benefits to those who rely on them, so they can feed their families and put gas in their cars while they continue to look for work. The longer that Congress waits, the longer that families and local businesses will suffer.
Washington – In a ceremony that many believed was years overdue, 33 tribes — including three from Wisconsin — on Wedne
By Patrick Anderson
La Crosse Tribune
Mike Jawson was told to follow the news to find out if he’d be going back to work.
Returning to his offices Thursday at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center was exciting, Jawson said, but it also means getting up to speed after weeks of being shut down.
by Nathan Vine
Stevens Point Journal
People want information on the Affordable Care Act — from details about their options, to what they will have to do as part of the program — rather than political viewpoints for or against it, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says.
by M.D. Kittle
MADISON — The days of $4 million training conferences and motivational employee dance videos at the Internal Revenue Service could be a thing of the past under a bill cosponsored by a Wisconsin congressman.