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May 21, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind is reminding farmers and agricultural producers that they are still able to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), including up to a $10,000 grant that does not need to be repaid.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI —Last week, Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) joined Reps. Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Gwen Moore (WI-04) in introducing the bipartisan Farmer’s Milk in Low-Income Kitchens (MILK) Act, which would expand the existing U.S.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, which passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. This bill ensures state and local governments have the resources they need to continue to manage the health and economic consequences of COVID-19.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, the nonpartisan Lugar Center released their annual rankings of the most independent members of the House. The Lugar Center found that in the first year of the 116th Congress, Rep. Ron Kind ranked 7th in bipartisanship out of all 435 members; 2nd amongst all Democrats; and 1st in the Wisconsin Delegation. 

May 11, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI- Today, Rep. Ron Kind joined the Wisconsin Delegation in urging Congressional leadership to include robust funding for Community Health Centers in the next COVID-19 relief package.

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May 7, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind held a press conference with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden and Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) President Ron “Duff” Martin to discuss available federal and state educational resources to help teachers, parents, and students.

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May 5, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging him to take steps to develop new ways to distribute high-quality food from family farmers to families in need.

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April 30, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) introduced legislation to ensure college students and adult dependents are eligible to receive federal relief funding in the form of direct payments.

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