Washington, DC— Yesterday, co-chairs of the National Parks Caucus Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)—along with members of the National Parks Caucus—sent a letter to House Leaders asking for the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act to be brought to the floor for a vote.
Washington, DC—Today, the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through Dec. 20 that also included a repeal of a $7.6 billion rescission currently scheduled to hit states—including Wisconsin—beginning in July 2020. Without this repeal, Wisconsin would have lost more than $140 million in highway funding. Last week, Rep.
Last week, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter on behalf of Wisconsin farmers and families urging Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee to help ensure there is a continuous supply of propane to Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest.
La Crosse, WI—Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced the bipartisan Opportunity Zone Accountability and Transparency Act, which implements mandatory reporting requirements, institutes penalties for not following these requirements, and makes these reports available to the public.
La Crosse, WI—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement in support of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ nomination of Brad Pfaff as the Secretary for the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP):
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind is encouraging Wisconsinites to take advantage of the Open Enrollment period to sign up for health care coverage. The open enrollment period will last from November 1st to December 15th.
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.
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:
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.
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.