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December 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron Kind joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers in calling to make the telehealth services that were extended during the COVID-19 pandemic to be made permanent. Provisions from the CONNECT for Health Act, which Rep.

November 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for the bipartisan National Apprenticeship Act of 2020.

November 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC —Today, Rep. Ron Kind encouraged Wisconsin dairy farmers to sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2021 ahead of the December 11 deadline. The program offers protection for dairy farmers when the difference between the all-milk price and the average feed cost falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producer.  

November 11, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI — Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement honoring Wisconsin's veterans and servicemembers on Veterans Day:   

November 2, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind helped lead 111 of his colleagues in a bipartisan letter calling on the Administration to make protecting common food and wine terms a priority in future trade discussions, ensuring access to fair trade rules for Wisconsin farmers, workers, and businesses. 

October 29, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – This week, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation removing tariffs on imports of Canadian aluminum. The proclamation followed an agreement with Canada announced last month by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to reinstate an exclusion for these imports from Section 232 tariffs retroactive to September 1, 2020.   

October 23, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI —Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced close to $2,000,000 in grants to support telehealth services and distance learning in Wisconsin. The grants, approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, were awarded to St.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind and Sen. Tammy Baldwin called on Verso Corporation to reverse their recently announced decision to suspend the search for a buyer for the Wisconsin Rapids paper mill, and continue to work in good faith with interested buyers.

October 19, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S.