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April 2, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) announced her decision not to seek reelection in November: 

March 27, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass a $2 trillion economic stimulus package to help Wisconsin’s workers, families, businesses, and health care system survive the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The package includes funding:

March 20, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind signed a bipartisan letter led by Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) calling on U.S.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI—This morning, Rep. Ron Kind led a bipartisan letter signed by the entire Wisconsin Congressional Delegation to U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn requesting more COVID-19 testing supplies to be sent to the state.

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March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Moments ago, Rep. Ron Kind voted to pass the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which establishes paid leave, provides free coronavirus testing, protects frontline health workers, distributes additional funding to states for the ongoing economic consequences of the pandemic, and other actions. Included in the package is Rep.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced changes to office operations intended to protect constituents and staff from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), while ensuring Rep. Kind and his offices can continue serving the people of Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District. These changes include:

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March 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—This morning, Reps. Ron Kind (WI-03), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), and Lori Trahan (MA-03) introduced legislation that will make testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) free for seniors who receive coverage through Medicare Advantage.

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March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, H.R. 5534, the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019, introduced by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), unanimously passed the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for an emergency funding package to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The funding passed broad bipartisan support. The package includes funding for:

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January 24, 2011 In The News

La Crosse Tribune

January 22, 2011 In The News

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By Rep. Ron Kind

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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.

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