La Crosse, WI — Today, Rep. Ron Kind joined his colleagues in condemning the Administration’s continued legal assault on existing health care coverage and urging the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in court.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced his support for the Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act, bipartisan legislation that will expand and improve Wisconsinites’ access to telehealth services under Medicare.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind and several colleagues serving on the Ways and Means Committee introduced legislation to preserve Social Security for Wisconsin seniors and generations to come. This bill would overturn the executive action President Trump signed on August 8, 2020 to defer the payroll tax - the main source of funding for Social Security.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted for the bipartisan Delivering for America Act amid concerns that organizational and operational changes at the United States Postal Service (USPS) have resulted in mail delays across the country, including for seniors, veterans, and rural communities.
La Crosse, WI – Today, following a tour of the La Crosse Post Office, Rep. Ron Kind held a news conference with Gary Knudtson, a retired member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, to discuss issues facing the United States Postal Service (USPS) and protecting the service for all Wisconsinites.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind joined 193 of his colleagues in calling on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to ensure that mail delivery, including election mail, is not impacted by the recently announced modifications to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) operations and organizational structure.
Washington, DC—Today, Reps.
La Crosse, WI – Yesterday, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging them to work swiftly to provide appropriate PPE to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in Wisconsin.
La Crosse, WI – Today at a campaign rally in Ohio, President Trump announced he would be renewing section 232 tariffs on imports of Canadian aluminum. Previous section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum were dropped in May of 2019 as part of the USMCA agreement. The USMCA agreement went into force on July 1, 2020.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep.
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By Rep. Ron Kind
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) today with U.S. Reps.
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.
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.
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.