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Congressman Ron Kind

Representing the 3rd District of Wisconsin


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April 25, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Calls for Fairer NAFTA Deal for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers 

Kind sends bipartisan letter demanding USTR Lighthizer fight for U.S. dairy farmers

April 20, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Works to Support Veteran Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

La Crosse - Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind co-sponsored the Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act, a bipartisan bill that will support the Boots to Business (B2B) program within the Small Business Administration.

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Announces Implementation of New Process for Permanently Disabled Veterans to Discharge Student Loan Debt

Improved Veterans’ Benefit comes Following Passage of Rep. Kind’s bill, and Bipartisan Work with the Administration

April 17, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Calls on Congress to Protect Conservation Programs in the 2018 Farm Bill

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bill to Help Servicemembers and their Families with Taxes

Bill will create exclusive communication lines at IRS for Servicemembers and their families to answer questions about taxes

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Votes for Balanced Budget Amendment

La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind voted for the Balanced Budget Amendment. His statement is below:

April 8, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Announces Winners of 2018 Congressional Art Competition

La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and his wife, Tawni, held a reception honoring the participants of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.  Rep. Kind also announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition

April 5, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Ron Kind and Whip Steny Hoyer Discuss Job Opportunities in Wisconsin

Manufacturing Facility Tour and Discussion on Job Growth in Conjunction with Whip Hoyer’s Third Make It In America Listening Tour

April 2, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Calls on Wisconsin Elections Commission to Protect Elections from Future Foreign Interference

Comes after reports that Wisconsin is using equipment vulnerable to hacking

March 20, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ron Kind Returns $102,109.57 to Taxpayers From Annual Office Budget

Kind has returned nearly $2 million to pay down the debt


In The News

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.

June 17, 2013 In The News

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.