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April 16, 2021 Press Release
FEMA to Begin Accepting Applications This Week for Program Created through the American Rescue Plan

 Washington, DC – Rep. Ron Kind announced today that FEMA has begun accepting applications for funeral assistance for Wisconsinites who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. Rep. Kind helped pass the funeral assistance program as part of the American Rescue Plan.  

April 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos urging them to stop playing politics and accept federal investments to expand BadgerCare as proposed in Governor Tony Evers’s 2021-2023 Budget.  

April 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind, along with 26 other members of Congress, helped introduce comprehensive, bipartisan legislation that aims to protect all Americans and our environment from harmful forever chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

April 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – After passing through Congress with bipartisan support, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act is headed to the President’s desk for his signature.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. This legislation will help address Wisconsin’s veterinarian shortage by lifting overly burdensome taxes on programs that encourage veterinarians to practice in rural communities.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that Scenic Bluffs Health Center will receive over $1.8 million in federal grants from the American Rescue Plan to help expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment operations.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind is announcing that the annual Congressional Art Competition is now open and encouraging all high school students in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District to enter. 

March 25, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Earlier this month, Rep. Ron Kind voted to pass the landmark American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. Today, Rep.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI — Rep. Ron Kind marked the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) becoming the law by highlighting the health care savings for working families in Wisconsin thanks to the American Rescue Plan.