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April 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – After passing through Congress with bipartisan support, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act is headed to the President’s desk for his signature.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. This legislation will help address Wisconsin’s veterinarian shortage by lifting overly burdensome taxes on programs that encourage veterinarians to practice in rural communities.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced that Scenic Bluffs Health Center will receive over $1.8 million in federal grants from the American Rescue Plan to help expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment operations.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind is announcing that the annual Congressional Art Competition is now open and encouraging all high school students in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District to enter. 

March 25, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Earlier this month, Rep. Ron Kind voted to pass the landmark American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. Today, Rep.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI — Rep. Ron Kind marked the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) becoming the law by highlighting the health care savings for working families in Wisconsin thanks to the American Rescue Plan.

March 22, 2021 Press Release

La Crosse, WI – Earlier this month, Rep. Ron Kind joined his colleagues on the Rural Broadband Task Force in introducing the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind’s Rural and Underserved Small Hospital (RUSH) Protection Act passed through the House with bipartisan support.


In The News

January 24, 2011 In The News

La Crosse Tribune

January 22, 2011 In The News

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By Rep. Ron Kind

May 8, 2010 In The News

ONALASKA — Retiree Darrel Burkhardt was about to replace his aging furnace last winter when a friend told him he should see whether he qualified for weatherization assistance from Couleecap.

A few months later, Darrel and wife, Judith, have a new furnace, new water heater, replacement light bulbs and lots of new insulation.

April 23, 2010 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today with U.S. Reps.

April 17, 2010 In The News

Two Wisconsin congressmen are calling on the White House to resolve the U.S.-Brazil trade dispute by reforming U.S. agricultural subsidies, particularly cotton, instead of making annual payments to Brazil. This week, Reps.

April 15, 2010 In The News

Wisconsin doctors and hospitals who treat Medicare patients can expect a modest bump in pay as a result of provisions in the new health care law.

Rep. Ron Kind and a group of Midwest and Pacific Northwest lawmakers bargained hard to get it.

April 14, 2010 In The News

Congressman Ron Kind, who represents Wisconsin’s 3rd District, came to Hudson last Thursday to meet with a small group of business people and talk about steps he says Congress has taken to assist small businesses.

“I’m here to report on what is going on to get the economy back on track,” said the La Crosse Democrat.