Representative Ronald 'Ron' James Kind's Public Statements

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Full Name: Ronald 'Ron' James Kind
Current Office: U.S. House - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tawni; 2 Children: Johnny, Matthew
Birth Date: 03/16/1963
Birth Place: La Crosse, WI
Home City: La Crosse, WI
Religion: Lutheran
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Kind Disagrees with Walker's Healthcare Plan Issue Position: Labor Issue Position: Small Business Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Obesity Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Small Business 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs 6/06/14 Rep. Kind Returns to Taxpayers $56,460 from Annual Office Budget 5/30/14 Rep. Ron Kind Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki 5/27/14 Rep. Ron Kind Calls for Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs 5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/21/14 Rep. Ron Kind, Senator Mark Udall Renew Push to Connect Kids with Nature, Address Childhood Obesity 5/21/14 Udall, Kind Renew Push to Connect Kids with Nature, Address Childhood Obesity 5/21/14 Rep. Kind Votes for Accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 8/26/13 Celebrate Equality 6/05/13 U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Aaron Schock (R-IL) Introduce Two Bills to Help Americans Stay Healthy and Fit 4/24/13 Burgess, Sessions, Green, Schwartz, Whitfield and Kind Lead Bipartisan Charge to Get Answers from CMS on How to Protect Cancer Patients' Access to Health Care 3/21/13 Burgess, Kind Introduce Legislation to Protect Kidney Transplant Recipients 3/21/13 Rep. Ron Kind Votes Against Ryan Budget 3/13/13 Rep. Ron Kind Votes Against Politically Motivated, Counterproductive Welfare Reform Bill 2/05/13 Kind Named Chair of Rural Health Care Coalition 1/23/13 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 1/17/13 Kind to Walker: Follow the Lead of other Republican Governors, Put People before Politics and Expand BadgerCare 12/19/12 Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 10/24/12 Breast Cancer Awareness Month 9/18/12 Baldwin, Kohl, Kind, Moore Call for Extension of SeniorCare 8/01/12 Paulsen, Kind, Griffin, and Fudge Introduce Bill to Help Lower Medicare Costs by Keeping Seniors Healthy 3/24/12 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Plan Reverses Health Care Reforms, Destroys Medicare 3/21/12 Kind Highlights Affordable Care Act Benefits 3/21/12 Affordable Care Act Works for Western Wisconsin 3/21/12 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act 2/01/12 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/31/11 Healthy Food from Farm to School 9/23/11 Patient`s Bill of Rights: Protecting You and Your Family 9/21/11 Burgess, Kind Introduce Legislation to Protect Kidney Transplant Recipients 8/18/11 Rep. Kind and Dr. Don Berwick Visit La Crosse, Discuss High Quality Low Cost Care Systems 8/18/11 Rep. Kind and Dr. Don Berwick Visit Eau Claire Hospitals, Discuss High Quality Low Cost Care Systems 8/18/11 Rep. Kind and Dr. Don Berwick Hold Roundtable, Discuss Access to Rural Health Care 7/01/11 45 Years Later Medicare Still Worth Fighting For 6/15/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 2012 5/03/11 Republicans Make Health Care Inaccessible for Small Businesses and Family Farmers