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.
Rep. Ron Kind Votes to Keep the Government Open
La Crosse – Today, the United States Congress passed the final bipartisan appropriation package for the fiscal year, narrowly avoiding the second government shutdown of 2019. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement:
Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bill to Grow Craft Breweries and Create Jobs
Wisconsin is home to over 160 craft breweries
Representatives for Rep. Ron Kind to Hold Open Office Hours in All 18 Counties in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District
Reps. Kind, Sewell, Walorski, and LaHood Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Trade Security Act Aimed at Reforming National Security Tariffs
Bill will give power to Department of Defense over Department of Commerce when determining national security threat of Section 232 tariffs, and increase Congressional oversight
Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Retirement Savings
Rep. Ron Kind Responds to the State of the Union
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address:
“We can all agree: America needs unity.
Rep. Ron Kind Invites Ramon Knudtson, President of the Wisconsin Rural Water Association, to State of the Union Address
Kind, Gallagher, LaHood & Panetta Introduce Tariff Legislation
Bill Seeks to Reassert Congressional Authority on Tariffs
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind Fights to Protect Wisconsinites with Pre-Existing Conditions
La Crosse – Today, the United States House Committee on Ways and Means held the full committee’s first hearing in the 116th Congress on Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s Statement on the End of the Partial Government Shutdown
La Crosse – Today, the president announced that a compromise to reopen the government has been met. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement:
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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.