Washington, DC—Today, as part of his Drug Pricing Action Plan, Rep. Ron Kind introduced the Better Transparency in Information for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Geneva, Switzerland where they will meet with officials from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to discuss modernizing the WTO and de-escalating of the trade war. Rep.
Washington, DC—Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after the Administration signed a trade deal with Japan that fails to give U.S. dairy adequate additional access to the Japanese market:
Washington, DC— Today Rep. Ron Kind introduced the bipartisan Codifying Useful Regulatory Definitions (CURD) Act, which would create a formal definition of “natural cheese” to ensure consumers are fully informed when purchasing cheese.
La Crosse, WI— Rep. Ron Kind is encouraging Wisconsin dairy farmers to sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage program after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week that the deadline to sign up was extended to Friday, September 27, 2019.
Washington, DC—Today, Wisconsin Reps. Kind, Moore, and Pocan—along with Reps. DelBene and Welch—sent a letter to United States Trade (USTR) Ambassador Lighthizer after finding out at the eleventh hour that the administration potentially failed to acquire a truly level playing field for U.S. dairy exporters into Japan. Instead, in the backdoor agreement, U.S.
Platteville, WI—Yesterday during a stop at UW-Platteville, Rep. Ron Kind rolled out his Higher Education Action Plan. Rep Kind’s plan takes a common-sense approach to lower costs and expand access to the classroom for Wisconsin students.
La Crosse, WI—Today in a letter to Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, Rep. Ron Kind asked for Secretary Perdue to explain how over $2 million in trade aid went to some of the President’s closest political agricultural advisors from his presidential campaign, while family farmers in Wisconsin got next to nothing.
La Crosse, WI— Yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a major disaster declaration for 17 Wisconsin counties—including five counties in the Third Congressional District—impacted by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that hit the state last month. Last week, Rep.
La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue demanding changes to how the USDA distributes aid to farmers being impacted by the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.
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This city often shows up on "best places to live" lists, but residents say it is also a good place to die - which is how it landed in the center of a controversy that almost derailed health-care reform this summer.
While the debate rages on over whether health care reform in the United States should include a public option insurance plan, there is widespread agreement on some reform elements, according to U.S. Rep. Ron Kind.
For all the talk nationally about unruly town hall meetings, the folks in Richland Center debated the future of American health care Tuesday night in a civil and thoughtful way.
Their example deserves emulation.
Here's an irony for you: The health-care bills in Congress are getting better even as support for them diminishes around the country. It is just as well that President Obama has yielded to common sense and backed off his demand for quick action. It will take time for voters to become more comfortable with the changes he wants to make.
While President Barack Obama clearly wants a completed health care reform package on his desk sooner rather than later, Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind says the issue deserves a more deliberate pace.