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November 19, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 6, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 4, 2019 Press Release

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): 

November 1, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

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.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

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:

October 29, 2019 Press Release

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.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

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.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement congratulating Victoria Brahm, director of the Tomah VA Medical Center, on being awarded 2019 Federal Employee of the Year as a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Honoree.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, during a Ways and Means Committee hearing about lowering the cost of prescription drugs, Rep. Ron Kind urged his colleagues to support legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices—a main pillar of the Congressman’s Drug Pricing Action Plan.



In The News

April 12, 2010 In The News

The Healthcare Quality Coalition didn't run television ads, issue a weekly barrage of news releases or hold regular news conferences. Its members didn't appear on cable television news shows. It has no staff or dues.

Yet the coalition helped ensure that the recently enacted health care reform legislation contained several provisions to slow the rise in health care spending.

April 6, 2010 In The News

When James Ley of the Menomonie Police and Fire Commission commented on  Fire Chief John Baus’ official-looking attire before Monday’s press conference announcing a new ladder truck for the fire department, Baus didn’t miss a beat.

“Hey, I’ll dress up however you want for three-quarters of a million dollars,” Baus said.

March 16, 2010 In The News

Wisconsin 3rd District Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) held a listening session for all Western Wisconsin constituents via telephone conference Wednesday night to cover an array of topics.

March 16, 2010 In The News

A federal construction project at the French Island fish lab previously restricted to out-of-state contractors will be open to all bidders after the U.S. Department of Interior reversed a decision by the U.S. Geological Survey.

March 8, 2010 In The News

Added regulations on small businesses are not aiding economic growth, a member of the Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center told U.S. Rep. Ron Kind on Monday.

February 25, 2010 In The News

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February 13, 2010 In The News

As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled plans for a new district office and visitors center on Brice Prairie, Wisconsin’s congressional delegation is pressuring the White House to allow local contractors to bid on several other projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

February 6, 2010 In The News

Unemployment is a big topic on the minds of Chippewa County residents. And while getting a job is on the mind of many of our residents, creating jobs is the mind of our lawmakers in Washington.

January 19, 2010 In The News

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin lawmakers and other members of Congress are concerned about the safety of ethnic Hmong recently deported from Thailand to Laos.

January 6, 2010 In The News

As House and Senate lawmakers start to reconcile their health-care bills with an eye to final passage, a little-noticed provision is already prompting celebration from a small group of influential hospitals that stand to gain millions in Medicare dollars.