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July 23, 2019 Press Release

 Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by Rep. Ron Kind calling on the government of Cameroon, armed groups, and all citizens to respect human rights and adopt nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution in the anglophone region.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC— Following yet another round of extreme weather causing flooding and leaving thousands of Wisconsinites

July 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Last week, Rep. Ron Kind sent letters to executives at AT&T and Nexstar Media Group (the parent company to WLAX TV, FOX 25-48), urging both to restore service to thousands of Wisconsinites who rely on the station, while they continue negotiating.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—This morning, Rep. Ron Kind voted in support of the Raise the Wage Act, which would gradually raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15.00 an hour over six years. The last time the minimum wage increased in Wisconsin was in 2009.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ron Kind released the following statement after voting to hold Attorney General Barr and Secretary Ross in contempt of Congress after failing to provide information related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census: 

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) and U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act, bipartisan legislation that will provide tax incentives for farmers and rural electric cooperatives who invest in biogas technology.

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July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Ron Kind and Mike Gallagher introduced H.Res.483, a resolution recognizing the importance of veteran-to-veteran mentorship programs. Wisconsin has a number of established veteran mentorship programs which work to connect returning service members with veterans who have transitioned back to civilian life.

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July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means passed the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (Butch Lewis Act)—bipartisan legislation that will help struggling pension programs get back on track and preserves benefits for thousands and thousands of retirees. Rep.

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In The News

September 14, 2009 In The News

La Crosse County has received a $333,000 federal grant to help fight obesity in young schoolchildren and train physicians to counsel patients on healthy lifestyles.

September 7, 2009 In The News

For years, health policy experts have said health care spending is much higher in New York City and Boston because doctors and hospitals there provide more services, practicing medicine in a more intensive way.

September 4, 2009 In The News

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.

August 26, 2009 In The News

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.

August 19, 2009 In The News

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.

August 2, 2009 In The News

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.

July 29, 2009 In The News

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.

July 24, 2009 In The News

Wisconsin Rep. Ron Kind and other moderate Democrats in the House are playing starring roles in the evolving congressional debate over health care reform.

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