La Crosse, WI—Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and 163 of their colleagues sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin demanding that he provide immediate clarity for rural electric cooperatives’ eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind introduced his Family Farm Rescue Plan, which focuses on five concrete steps that the Administration can immediately take to support family farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue demanding to know what he is doing to support dairy farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, Rep. Kind is pressing Secretary Perdue to explain why he has still not reopened the dairy margin coverage (DMC) program.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him to ensure local governments in Wisconsin are eligible to receive the direct funding that was provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress last month.
La Crosse, WI—Today, Reps.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Reps.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Rep. Ron Kind sent a letter to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin demanding that he provide immediate clarity for farmers’ eligibility for the paycheck protection program (PPP) that was created as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress last month.
La Crosse, WI— Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) led the Wisconsin delegation in writing to U.S.
La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind and members of the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, pressing him to take immediate action on behalf of Wisconsin dairy farmers and dairy processing businesses during this crisis.
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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.