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Ron Kind's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Ronald 'Ron' James Kind
Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, 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
Date Title
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Kind Puts Americans In Charge Of Their Health Care; Provides Stable, Affordable Coverage
March 20, 2010 Kind, Braley, Inslee, McCollum Finalize Major Breakthrough On Medicare Payment Reform
Feb. 3, 2010 Kind And Others Work To End Obesity
Nov. 12, 2009 Op-Ed: Stable, Affordable Health Care For Western Wisconsin
Nov. 9, 2009 La Crosse Tribune - Kind, Walz Praise Health Bill's Passage
Nov. 8, 2009 Kind Increases Accessibility, Affordability, Quality Of Health Care
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Oct. 23, 2009 La Crosse Tribune: Kind, Walz Announce Deal To change Medicare Reimbursement
Oct. 22, 2009 Huffington Post: Not With A Bang But A Whimper: Did Fee-For-Service Medicine Just Die?
Aug. 26, 2009 Hudson Star Observer: Kind Says Consensus Exists For Meaningful Health Care Reform
Aug. 2, 2009 Washington Post: One Health Competition
July 29, 2009 Wisconsin Radio Network: Kind Says Health Care Reform Deserves More Time
July 28, 2009 Op-Ed: Value Over Volume
July 24, 2009 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Moderate Democrats Star In Health Care Debate
July 22, 2009 Op-Ed: Affordable Health Care For Wisconsin
July 20, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 19, 2009 Bending The Curve On Health Spending
July 14, 2009 'New Democrat' Kind Has Role In National Health Care Reform
July 2, 2009 Business Owners, Public Speak Out On Need For Health Care Reform
June 18, 2009 Press Conference With Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt); Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-Nd); Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wa); Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wi); Rep. Brian Higgins (D-Ny) - Introducing The Accountable Care Promotion Act
June 11, 2009 Obama Administration Finds Health-Care Model In Green Bay
June 11, 2009 Rep. Kind Introduces Bill To Improve Quality, Lower Cost Of Health Care
June 9, 2009 Rep. Kind Meets With President Obama To Discuss Healthcare
June 8, 2009 Rep. Kind Introduces Bill To Extend Eligibility, Increase Standard Of Care In Special Needs Plans
May 13, 2009 Bipartisan Coalition of Members, Business & Labor Groups Announce House
May 6, 2009 Hearing Of The House Ways And Means Committee - Health Reform In The 21st Century: A Conversation With Health And Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
May 4, 2009 Rep. Kind Announces New Bills to Incentive Healthy Lifestyles
April 29, 2009 Hearing Of The House Ways And Means Committee- Health Reform In The 21st Century: Employer Sponsored Insurance
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Ways and Means - Health Reform in the 21st Century: Reforming the Health Care Delivery
March 1, 2009 Congresswoman Kosmas Announces Legislation to Reduce Health Care Costs for Self-Employed Floridians
Feb. 18, 2009 Economic Recovery Plan in Action: Rep. Kind Highlights Major Investment in Health IT at Luther Midelfort in Eau Claire
Feb. 10, 2009 New Dems Urge Strong Action On The Economic Recovery Package
Feb. 4, 2009 House Sends Expansion of Kids' Healthcare to President Obama For Signature
Jan. 28, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 Rep. Kind Votes to Cover More Kids
July 24, 2008 Richard Simmons Rallies with Reps. Kind & Wamp, American Heart Association for More PE in Schools
June 10, 2008 U.S. Rep. Kind Leads Bipartisan Coalition of Members, Business & Labor Groups in Announcing House Introduction of Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP Act)
April 28, 2008 Kind Applauds Mayo Clinic Healthcare Reform Proposal
March 6, 2008 Rep. Kind Votes to Advance Legislation to Provide Equal Coverage for Mental Health Conditions
March 5, 2008 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 House Committee Advances Kind Proposal to Ensure Closed-Captioning is Available to Hearing-Impaired
Oct. 30, 2007 U.S. Reps. Kind, Camp Introduce Bill to Increase Access to Dental Care for Native Americans
Oct. 18, 2007 U.S. Rep. Kind Statement on House Vote to Override President Bush's SCHIP Veto
Oct. 3, 2007 Rep. Kind Column: SCHIP Veto is About Priorities
Oct. 2, 2007 Expressing Sympathy for Midwestern Flood Victims
Sept. 18, 2007 Kind, Wamp, Inslee Join American Heart Assn., Educators, Kids in Calling for Physical Education in NCLB
Aug. 29, 2007 Rep. Kind, Health Care Advocates Hail CHAMP Act as Huge Win for Kids and Seniors in Wisconsin
Aug. 1, 2007 Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 --Continued--
July 18, 2007 Department Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
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