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Congressman Ron Kind

Representing the 3rd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

March 16, 2017 Press Release

The Trump Administration released their 2018 budget blueprint. The blueprint makes drastic cuts to programs that create jobs and assist rural Wisconsin communities and families, including a 21% cut to USDA and elimination of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the below statement:

March 9, 2017 Press Release

The House Ways & Means Committee, in the middle of the night, voted to move forward a bill that makes Wisconsinites pay more for less coverage, lacks transparency, and doesn’t give complete information about what it will cost American taxpayers. Rep. Kind voted against the bill.

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March 8, 2017 Press Release

The House Ways & Means Committee, which Rep. Kind serves on, will review the House Republican health care repeal bill. Below is Rep. Kind’s statement on the bill:

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March 1, 2017 Press Release
Bill would direct any profit made back into the Pell Grant Program to help Wisconsin students afford Higher Education

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Promoting Education for Lifetime Learning (PELL) Grant Funding Act, which directs any profit the government makes from federal student loan programs into federal Pell Grants to ensure that the grants remain available to help Wisconsinites afford higher education.

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February 28, 2017 Press Release

following President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement:

February 24, 2017 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that over the next few weeks representatives from his district offices will be available at open office hours in all 18 counties in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District.

 

February 15, 2017 Press Release
Plan helps Wisconsin Students Prepare for College, Increases Affordability, and Creates Job Opportunities

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced his Higher Education Action Plan during a meeting with students and leaders from Wisconsin Technical Colleges. Rep.

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February 15, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Stop Taxing Death & Disability Act. This bill would put an end to the unfair practice of charging parents of deceased students’ taxes on any student loans that are forgiven.

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February 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind congratulated Cooperative Educational Service Agency 10, Workforce Connections, Aging and Disability Resource Center of Portage County, and Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Programs, Inc. on receiving federal grants to support their Foster Grandparent Program.

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February 13, 2017 Press Release
Introduce SPARC Act to Save Money in Senior Prescription Drug Plans

Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) and Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to improve the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute and clarify its application to the Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) program. 

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