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April 13, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

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. 

March 25, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 22, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act passed through the House with bipartisan support.


In The News

January 14, 2019 In The News

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.

March 15, 2017 In The News

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.

November 7, 2014 In The News

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.

May 28, 2014 In The News

by Mike Tighe

La Crosse Tribune

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.

January 28, 2014 In The News

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:    

January 16, 2014 In The News

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.

November 21, 2013 In The News

Washington – In a ceremony that many believed was years overdue, 33 tribes — including three from Wisconsin — on Wedne

October 18, 2013 In The News

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.

September 5, 2013 In The News

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.

July 19, 2013 In The News

by M.D. Kittle

Wisconsin Reporter

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.