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October 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) joined Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04) in introducing the Fairness for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Act.

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October 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after voting to cite Steve Bannon for contempt of Congress:  

October 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Rep. Greg Steube’s (R-FL) bipartisan Free Veterans from Fees Act passed the House of Representatives. This legislation would waive application fees for special use permits for veterans’ demonstrations and special events at war memorials on federal land.   

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October 12, 2021 Press Release
Over $5.1 Million Committed to Date with Application Window Closing Tomorrow

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that schools and libraries in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District are so far set to receive over $2.4 million in the latest round of American Rescue Plan funding through the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund Program.

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October 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced the bipartisan Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act. This bill would create a single database for lands owned by the federal government.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI — Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that University of Wisconsin-Platteville was selected to receive a $70,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). This EDA investment will fund the first year of a five-year University Center Economic Development Program.   

October 5, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI — Last week, Rep. Ron Kind joined a bipartisan push to halt planned postal facility consolidations that could significantly delay mail delivery for communities across the country. In a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, Rep. Kind and 39 lawmakers called for any additional postal facility consolidations to be paused pending further review.

October 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that La Crosse County was awarded a Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant of $625,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Drug-Free Communities Support Program is the nation’s leading effort to help communities prevent and reduce youth substance use.   

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