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.
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.
Watch the video here.
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
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind voted in support of the Consumers First Act, which will restore oversight and supervisory checks to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency systematically weakened by the Trump Administration. His statement is below:
Rep. Ron Kind’s Statement on the Trump Administration’s Commitment to Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico
In The News
Is the health care debate really Obama's Waterloo? Ben Smith of Politico discusses the battle lines being drawn in Washington.
Then, Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI), discusses what centrist Democrats want from health care legislation, and why he voted against the bill last Friday.
Over the past several weeks, President Barack Obama and some congressional leaders have cited Mayo Clinic and other medical group practices as "a great value" for your health care dollar: high-quality care at costs that are significantly less than other parts of the country.
A local lawmaker hopes congress takes time to get a health care reform bill right.
On Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee voted 23 to 18 in favor of a health care bill. Rep. Ron Kind was one of three democrats to vote against a health care reform bill.
Click here to see me on MSNBC with Ed Schultz.
Western Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind may not be a household name in health care policy. But as efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system move toward a climax this summer, sources inside and outside Congress say the moderate Democrat has quietly carved out a notable role.
Two relatively new loan programs were among the topics addressed Monday during a discussion led by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, at UW-Eau Claire.
Mickey Judkins has nine employees for her women's clothing business in Eau Claire. She can afford to pay health insurance for only two of them; the others have to rely on coverage from spouses' plans.
Jim Meyers owns an auto parts business in Eau Claire and has seen costs to insure his employees increase 20 percent per year in recent years.
DODGEVILLE, Wis. -- While health care has been getting plenty of discussion on a national level, an area community was chiming in on Tuesday.
In Dodgeville, health care is available for all whether or not they have insurance. For three years, a free clinic has provided help, but that doesn't mean residents don't want the health care system changed.