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April 16, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind introduced his Family Farm Rescue Plan, which focuses on five concrete steps that the Administration can immediately take to support family farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue demanding to know what he is doing to support dairy farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, Rep. Kind is pressing Secretary Perdue to explain why he has still not reopened the dairy margin coverage (DMC) program.

April 9, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him to ensure local governments in Wisconsin are eligible to receive the direct funding that was provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress last month.

April 6, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin demanding that he provide immediate clarity for farmers’ eligibility for the paycheck protection program (PPP) that was created as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress last month.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) led the Wisconsin delegation in writing to U.S.

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April 3, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind and members of the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, pressing him to take immediate action on behalf of Wisconsin dairy farmers and dairy processing businesses during this crisis.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) announced her decision not to seek reelection in November: 

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