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January 16, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today made the following statement after President-elect Obama indicated to the Washington Post that he will convene a Fiscal Responsibility Summit before he presents his first budget to Congress. The summit
January 14, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today joined a majority in the House (289-139) in voting to advance an expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), which funds BadgerCare in Wisconsin. By renewing and improving S
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January 12, 2009 Press Release

For the eleventh consecutive year, I returned a substantial amount of my office operating budget to the Federal Treasury, bringing the total I have returned as a member of Congress to more than $1 million. 

January 7, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), vice-chair of the New Democrat Coalition, made the following statement following an economic forecast from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimating that President-elect Obama will inherit a $1.2 tr
January 7, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), vice-chair of the New Democrat Coalition, made the following statement following an economic forecast from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimating that President-elect Obama will inherit a $1.2 tr
January 1, 2009 Press Release

On Veterans Day I had the honor of presenting a number of long-overdue medals to a World War II veteran, Merlin Wahlund of Pepin, at a ceremony in Menomonie.  Merlin Wahlund served in the U.S.

December 19, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) made the following statement President Bush's decision to approve $17.4 billion in emergency bridge loans to rescue the auto industry:
December 17, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) made the following statement on President-elect Obama's selection of former Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack as USDA Secretary:
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December 15, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jim Cooper (D-TN) today released the following statements in response to news that the nation's 2008 budget deficit topped $1 trillion, and that the US government faces a shortfall of more th
December 10, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) made the following statement on H.R. 7321 the Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act, which the House is expected to act on as early as this evening:

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