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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.

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.

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.

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.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which replenishes the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses and provides more funding for hospitals, health care workers, and testing.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, our nation comes together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Rep. Ron Kind’s statement on Earth Day is below:

April 21, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and 163 of their colleagues sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin demanding that he provide immediate clarity for rural electric cooperatives’ eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).