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Ron Kind's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 3, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Medicare
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Socioeconomic Status and Risk-Adjustment in Medicare Advantage
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples
April 10, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind: Statement Following Vote Against Republican Budget
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 13, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3189, Water Rights Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4015, SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from March 17, 2014 Through March 21, 2014
March 12, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind Takes Action to Force a Vote on Extending Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 26, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind Highlights News that $4.3 Billion in Health Care Fraud Was Recovered Last Year Thanks to the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 11, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind Votes to Stop Benefit Cuts to Retired Veterans
Feb. 9, 2014 Farm Bill Fails to Provide Meaningful Reform
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind Slams Farm Bill's Lack of Meaningful Reform
Jan. 27, 2014 Lending a Hand to Those Looking for Work
Jan. 16, 2014 Reps. Kind, DelBene and Pingree Introduce RIDE Act to Ensure Low-Income Seniors Have Rides to Their Medical Visits
Jan. 7, 2014 Rep. Ron Kind Applauds Senate Action Toward Extending Unemployment Benefits, Urges House to Hold Vote
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin - Close His Health Insurance Coverage Gap
Sept. 19, 2013 Rep. Kind Votes Against Devastating Cuts to Food Assistance Programs
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 2, 2013 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
July 11, 2013 Rep. Kind Opposes House Majority's Flawed New Farm Bill
June 26, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Strengthen Medicare by Keeping Seniors Healthy
May 21, 2013 Rep. Ron Kind: Gov. Walker Committing Budgetary and Fiscal Malpractice
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
Feb. 13, 2013 Kind: Walker Put Politics First, Again
Sept. 27, 2012 Wisconsin Medicare Beneficiaries See Significant Savings in 2011
Aug. 12, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
March 24, 2012 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Plan Reverses Health Care Reforms, Destroys Medicare
March 21, 2012 Kind Highlights Affordable Care Act Benefits
March 21, 2012 Affordable Care Act Works for Western Wisconsin
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
July 19, 2011 Kind to GOP: Stop the Games, Do the Right Thing
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Collin Peterson, Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives; and Frank Lucas, Ranking Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Sept. 3, 2010 Letter to The President
Aug. 10, 2010 Kind Votes to Save and Create Jobs for Teachers, Firefighters, Police Officers While Reducing Deficit
Aug. 9, 2010 Protecting and Preserving Social Security
Oct. 2, 2009 Wisconsin Reps. Meet With Vilsack On Dairy Issues
Aug. 27, 2009 Rep. Kind Urges Committee To Hold Hearing On Social Security COLA
July 15, 2008 Rep. Kind Votes to Override President's Veto of Medicare Improvements for Patients & Providers Act
June 24, 2008 Rep. Kind Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Pass‘Medicare Improvements for Patients & Providers Act'
Aug. 3, 2007 CHAMP Act: Cleans Up Part D
Aug. 1, 2007 CHAMP Act: Protects Medicare
July 17, 2007 Rep. Kind Acts to Ease Passport Backlog
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