La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced his support for bipartisan legislation that would designate July 10 as Journeyman Lineworker Recognition Day in honor of the essential electrical workers who keep our communities running.
La Crosse, WI —Last week, Rep. Ron Kind joined 48 of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide immediate relief to rural health care providers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Josh Harder (D-CA), Roger Marshall, M.D.
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement on the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA):
Washington, DC— Today, Rep.
Washington, DC— Today, Rep.
Washington, DC— Following reports that the Administration is planning to end funding for community-based testing sites across the country at the end of the month, and with the number of positive COVID-19 cases surging in western Wisconsin,
La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind voted in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which passed through the House of Representatives with bipartisan support.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind, along with Reps. Dan Kildee, Michael C. Burgess, and Fred Upton, introduced bipartisan legislation to provide additional resources for nursing homes to enhance quality of care and safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure nursing homes are prepared for future public health crises.
La Crosse, WI— Last week, Rep. Ron Kind was announced as the winner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Jefferson – Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship. This award recognizes members of Congress who demonstrate bipartisan leadership and a willingness to work across the aisle, necessary for the constructive governing that moves our nation forward. Rep.
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The House passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- meant to prevent the financial conditions that led to last year's economic collapse -- by a 223-202 vote Friday.
Struggling dairy farmers in Wisconsin may get what they want - and need - most for Christmas: a check from the federal government.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, delivered that news to hundreds of west-central Wisconsin farmers Wednesday evening during a telephone town hall meeting focusing on agricultural issues.
Washington - Rep. Ron Kind returned Sunday from a congressional fact-finding trip to Pakistan - a weeklong visit that comes at a time when the Obama administration is turning up the heat on Pakistan to do more to fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban.
Now that the House of Representatives has had its historic 220-215 vote for health care reform, the battle of the news releases has resumed in earnest.
Supporters of the 1,990-page, $1.2 trillion plan have argued that the current situation leaves 15 percent of Americans without health insurance and unfairly discriminates against Midwest hospitals and clinics.
Missed out on Cash for Clunkers? Congress has another deal for you: Buy a home before May 1 and collect up to $6,500 from the government. If you're a first-time home buyer, get up to $8,000.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced a deal Thursday that may remove the biggest hurdle to his support for federal health care reform.
The agreement would link health care providers' Medicare payments to quality of care rather than quantity, which the La Crosse Democrat long has sought.
House leadership and a group of Representatives from low-cost states made news with a deal Thursday that will deliver their support for a public option which would pay providers according to rates based on Medicare. In return, the Representatives will get a study to start fixing low reimbursement rates in low-cost areas of the country.
AT $2.87 a gallon, the average price of milk is down 27 percent from a year ago. That means cheaper groceries for recession-weary consumers and more bang for the taxpayer's buck in food stamps and other federal nutrition programs. What's not to like? Well, dairy farmers hate it: They are facing a $12 billion decline in sales this year, according to the National Milk Producers Federation.
Amid mounting speculation over the future of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit, Congress moved today to give American service members another 12 months to claim the popular incentive.