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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.

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: 

March 27, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass a $2 trillion economic stimulus package to help Wisconsin’s workers, families, businesses, and health care system survive the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The package includes funding:

March 20, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind signed a bipartisan letter led by Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) calling on U.S.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—This morning, Rep. Ron Kind led a bipartisan letter signed by the entire Wisconsin Congressional Delegation to U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn requesting more COVID-19 testing supplies to be sent to the state.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Moments ago, Rep. Ron Kind voted to pass the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which establishes paid leave, provides free coronavirus testing, protects frontline health workers, distributes additional funding to states for the ongoing economic consequences of the pandemic, and other actions. Included in the package is Rep.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced changes to office operations intended to protect constituents and staff from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), while ensuring Rep. Kind and his offices can continue serving the people of Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District. These changes include: