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August 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Following Senate approval of the Higher Education Act today, Rep. Kind's provision to help ensure there are enough "realtime" writers to make closed-captioning services widely available for deaf and hearing-impaired residents is
July 31, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today backed a comprehensive measure that will help end the discriminatory practice of paying a woman less than a man for performing the same job. The Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) will strengthen the l
July 30, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – The House of Representatives Tuesday evening unanimously passed the ‘Hubbard Act,' H.R. 6580, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), which guarantees benefits to ‘sole survivor' veterans who voluntarily discharge from the A
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July 24, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Following testimony at a House Education and Labor Committee Hearing, fitness guru Richard Simmons joined with U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), Zach Wamp (R-TN), Jay Inslee (D-WA), Ric Keller (R-FL), and Mike McIntyre (D-NC), representat
July 23, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today voted with a majority in the House to send the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act, H.R. 3221 to the President. Rep. Kind made the following statement:
July 17, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today voted to increase domestic production of oil, focusing on the resources in 20 million acres of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). H.R. 6515, the Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands (DRILL) A
July 15, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority in the House to successfully override President Bush's veto of the Medicare Improvements for Patients & Providers Act (HR 6331). This bill prevents a pot
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July 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – – Taking out a loan for college is more affordable starting today, thanks to the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 passed by Congress last year. The single largest increase in college aid since the GI bill, the leg
June 26, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), Democratic Co-Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, today made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision declaring for the first time in history that the Constitution
June 25, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today acted to prevent a tax hike on nearly 56,000 middle class families in western Wisconsin by supporting the passage of the AMT Relief Act of 2008. This bill will prevent 25 million Americans nationwide

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