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— Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden:
Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind, along with Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, voted for articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his incitement of a violent mob attack at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to use his powers under section 4 of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments in the Cabinet and remove President Donald Trump from office.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Washington, DC —Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act. This legislation increases the value of the second round of Economic Impact Payments in the recently enacted COVID-19 relief package from $600 for individuals to $2,000.
Washington, DC —Last night, Rep. Ron Kind voted to support the year-end package that included a number of priorities he has worked on for Wisconsin families.
Washington, DC —Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for an emergency COVID-19 relief package to provide critical relief for Wisconsin workers, small businesses, farmers, health care providers, and families.
Washington, DC — Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement on reports that the Kremlin-backed Russian operatives hacked into multiple U.S. agencies--including the Departments of Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security:
Washington, DC —Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) sent a bipartisan letter to Operation Warp Speed leadership urging them to consider the unique challenges of vaccine distribution to rural areas across Wisconsin and take steps to support timely and equitable vaccine access for rural communities.
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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.