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April 21, 2020 Press Release

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).

April 16, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 9, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 6, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

La Crosse, WI— Today, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) led the Wisconsin delegation in writing to U.S.

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April 3, 2020 Press Release

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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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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