It was a standing room only crowd at Congressman Ron Kind’s “listening session” last week in River Falls. Many, but not all, who spoke were angry about Republicans and their budget cuts that take aim at public education, the environment, and prescription drugs and medical assistance for the elderly and disabled, while promoting privatization of government services and tax …
Dems, GOP spar over tax credit oversight
“I just don’t think they can have it both ways,” Kind told Miller. “Demanding greater compliance and better enforcement while at the same time drastically cutting your budget, which you need in order to accomplish what you’re being asked to do.”
Roll back fat farm subsidies
Why? Because the foreign payments allow our federal government to continue spending even more — nearly $900 million last year — on subsidies to cotton farmers here in the United States. "That's what the farm bill is doing to us," U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., said Friday. "It's turning us all into pretzels and making the Congress look so fiscally …
War veterans being sought for oral history project
Bob Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project, said the project was the result of legislation filed by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a Wisconsin Democrat. Mr. Kind began recording war stories that his uncle and grandfather told in the family's backyard. He was doing it to pass down to his young sons when he realized it would be important for the whole country to do, Mr. Patrick said.
U.S. Rep. Kind Meets with Local Business
Kind met with officials from Engineered Propulsion Systems Inc. at their offices in The Creamery building. Co-owners Michael Fuchs and Steven Weinzierl provided an update on the company’s progress.
Grants to fund interpretive center at Fish Hatchery
Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., announced today that the Wisconsin Great River Road, stretching 250 miles along the Mississippi River from Prescott in the north to Kieler in the south, has been selected to receive two grants, totaling more than $1.8 million, from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration's National Scenic Byway Program.