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.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that representatives from his district offices will be available at open office hours in all 18 counties in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District during July.
Today, Rep. Kind introduced a bill to allow Native American Tribes to be treated the same as state and local governments for federal tax purposes. Currently, there are confusing and at times restrictive tax rules imposed on tribes, which has resulted in unfair treatment.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Invent and Manufacture in America Act, which will increase the Research & Development Tax Credit Wisconsin manufacturers receive to innovate and create more jobs.
US Rep. Ron Kind cosponsored the bipartisan bill, H.R.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind unveiled a plan to preserve the future of Wisconsin dairy. Rep. Kind’s comprehensive plan works to fix some of the problems that he has been hearing about from Wisconsin dairy farmers as he has been visiting farms for June Dairy Days.
A gunman opened fire at a baseball practice for the Republican Congressional baseball team. Below is Rep. Kind’s statement:
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind voted for the bipartisan Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. The bill takes action to implement needed changes at the VA, including providing more protection for whistleblowers and holding employees with poor performance accountable.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) a $899,993 Smart Manufacturing and Resources for Transforming the Future (SMART Future) grant. The grant will help CVTC prepare rural Wisconsin high school students for careers in high-growth fields like manufacturing and information technology.
U.S. Rep Ron Kind (WI-3) announced today that his office is now accepting applications from individuals interested in attending one of our nation’s service academies. Students must submit their applications by Friday, October 20, 2017.
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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.
La Crosse Tribune
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.
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.