WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) warns residents not to panic in wake of the recent H1N1 Flu outbreak in Mexico, Canada, Europe and the United States. At this time, none of the confirmed cases in the United Sates have taken on a severe form.
Federal funds continue to flow to the State of Wisconsin from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) at an impressive pace. The Obama Administration announced today that schools in our state will receive $366 million in stimulus funds, with approximately $3 million going to the La Crosse School District and another $3.54 million going to the Eau Claire School District.
Former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, a man I am proud to call my mentor, spearheaded an environmental movement almost 40 years ago in a national celebration of our environment. Today, 175 countries and over 500 million people across the world come together to inspire environmental awareness and appreciation on Earth Day.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today announced the appointment of Leah Hunter as his Press Secretary. Hunter most recently worked for a Washington, DC public relations and new media firm where her work focused on technology and security-based clients.