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—Yesterday, the Trump Administration released its proposal for the 2021 budget. The President’s budget proposes cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, as well as continued attacks on the Affordable Care Act. The budget also includes the elimination of subsidized student loans and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) announced that the bipartisan, bicameral Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act has received unanimous support among the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation.
Washington, DC—Yesterday, the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the high cost of prescription drugs and the effects on patients. During the hearing, Rep.
Washington, DC— Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after attending the President’s State of the Union address tonight:
La Crosse, WI—Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced it had allocated $1.6 million to La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon Counties to assist with long-term planning in the Coon Creek and West Fork Kickapoo watersheds.
Washington, DC—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after President Trump signing the United States Mexico Canada Agreement:
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to physical therapy services in Community Health Centers (CHCs), which provide primary health services for more than 28 million people across the country in over 11,000 rural and urban communities.
Washington, DC— In a Friday night news dump, the Administration seems to have finally admitted to what we have already known: that the tariffs aren’t working.
Washington, DC—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after the Senate passed the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA):
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted to overturn Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s rewritten borrower defense rule which gutted essential protections for student borrowers and taxpayers.
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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.