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Congressman Ron Kind

Representing the 3rd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

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
By starting the process now, we can ensure Wisconsin workers are prepared to compete for jobs

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
Could give Wisconsin homeowners the opportunity to shop around for flood insurance and lower costs

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
Comes as Wisconsin Hunters Partake in Deer Gun Season

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
Comes as Wisconsin Hunters Prepare for the Start of Gun Season on November 18th

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
Comes following town hall meetings where local veterans discussed finding employment as a challenge of transitioning back to civilian life

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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