WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Ron Kind and Mike Gallagher introduced H.Res.483, a resolution recognizing the importance of veteran-to-veteran mentorship programs. Wisconsin has a number of established veteran mentorship programs which work to connect returning service members with veterans who have transitioned back to civilian life.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means passed the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (Butch Lewis Act)—bipartisan legislation that will help struggling pension programs get back on track and preserves benefits for thousands and thousands of retirees. Rep.
WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments as part of the ongoing partisan lawsuit originally brought on by now-defeated Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel and Governor Scott Walker.
WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court ruled on two cases, Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek, that federal courts do not have a role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims in a 5 to 4 decision. This ruling allows states to make the final decision in partisan gerrymandering cases by declining to set a constitutional standard.
Legislation Will Provide Funding for Training the Next Generation of Wisconsin Physicians
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Advancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act, authored by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), unanimously passed out of the Ways and Means Committee with broad bipartisan support.
WASHINGTON – This week, the House of Representatives passed a number of bipartisan proposals authored by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind that will benefit Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON – Today, during a hearing with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind urged USTR Lighthizer to end the misguided trade war that is hurting Wisconsin’s farmers, workers, and families.
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Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019 would improve flawed Medicare reimbursement formulas that harm rural health care providers
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019, which would adjust the geographic practice cost index (GPCI) to accurately reflect the cost of labor and practices expenses in rural areas.
Eau Claire – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement in advance of the observance of Memorial Day:
Rep. Ron Kind’s Landmark Bipartisan Retirement Legislation Passes House, Moves to Senate