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November 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind cosponsored the Jumpstart Our Businesses By Supporting Students (JOBS) Act, a bipartisan bill that would allow students to use federal Pell Grants—needs-based grants for low-income and working students--to pay for short-term job training programs.

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October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after voting to pass a resolution to establish rules for open hearings as part of the ongoing investigation into allegations that the President tried to coerce a foreign government to meddle in our elections:

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means passed Rep. Ron Kind’s bipartisan Restoring Access to Medication Act, which will improve access to care and help families afford the medications and other health care products they need.

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October 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Late last night, the House Committee on Ways and Means passed the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, legislation that would lower prescription drug prices and level the playing field for American patients and taxpayers. Last week, the Committee held a hearing on the legislation, where Rep.

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October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement congratulating Victoria Brahm, director of the Tomah VA Medical Center, on being awarded 2019 Federal Employee of the Year as a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Honoree.

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October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, during a Ways and Means Committee hearing about lowering the cost of prescription drugs, Rep. Ron Kind urged his colleagues to support legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices—a main pillar of the Congressman’s Drug Pricing Action Plan.

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October 15, 2019 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind encouraged Wisconsinites to take advantage of the Medicare Open Enrollment period. From October 15th to December 7th, Wisconsinites can sign up for health care coverage or make changes to their current health care plans by visiting Medicare.gov.

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October 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, as part of his Drug Pricing Action Plan, Rep. Ron Kind introduced the Better Transparency in Information for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019.

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October 7, 2019 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Geneva, Switzerland where they will meet with officials from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to discuss modernizing the WTO and de-escalating of the trade war. Rep.

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September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after the Administration signed a trade deal with Japan that fails to give U.S. dairy adequate additional access to the Japanese market:

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