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Congressman Ron Kind

Representing the 3rd District of Wisconsin

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Kind introduced the bipartisan Small Businesses Add Value for Employees (SAVE) Act of 2017, which will encourage more small businesses to offer retirement savings plans to their employees.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Exploring the Future of Work Act, to review the workforce challenges that an increase in automation and innovation present. The bill is a first step in helping make sure our workers are prepared and trained for the jobs innovation brings.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind called on Senate leadership to include his Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reauthorization. The bill could open up the flood insurance market and allow more private businesses to compete and possibly lower prices for consumers.

November 22, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind joined VA White House Senior Advisor Jake Leinenkugel and Tomah VA Medical Center Director Victoria Brahm at the Tomah VA to attend the Foundational Services event. The event brought together community groups, VA health care professionals, and veterans to highlight alternative health practices and services available to Wisconsin veterans.

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November 21, 2017 Press Release

Today, key sportsman groups endorsed Rep. Kind’s bipartisan Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act. The bill will support state and tribal efforts to develop and implement management strategies as well as support research regarding the causes of chronic wasting disease and methods to control the further spread of the disease.

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November 17, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced he is introducing the bipartisan Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act. The bill will support state and tribal efforts to develop and implement management strategies as well as support research regarding the causes of chronic wasting disease and methods to control the further spread of the disease.

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November 12, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Better Jobs for Veterans Act. The bill provides veterans and their spouses the training and opportunity they need to find good-paying jobs.  

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Today, the House voted to advance a bill that gives large tax cuts to powerful special interests at the expense of Wisconsin’s working families, family farmers, seniors, and veterans. Rep. Kind voted against the bill.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to the Acting Administrator of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) requesting an update on actions they are taking to crack down on the importation of goods produced by exploitative labor.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

National Obesity Care Week is recognized during the first week of November when individuals and organizations from across the country raise awareness about the serious chronic disease of obesity. Below is U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s statement on National Obesity Care Week:

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In The News

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

June 17, 2013 In The News

La Crosse Tribune

6/16/13

Growing up in La Crosse, I had the value of a dollar instilled in me at a very young age. It’s a value we share here in Wisconsin. Families and businesses from West Salem to West Allis know how to manage their budgets, make the most out of every dollar, and tighten their belts when times are tough.

May 17, 2013 In The News

Moundview employees, volunteers advocate for local health care

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Several managers, volunteers and governing board members from Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics recently had an opportunity to meet with legislators to discuss the challenges rural hospitals are facing.

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