Farm Bill passes Congress by large margin, but both Wisconsin Ron’s vote no

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The 2018 Farm Bill passed the Senate 87-13 on Tuesday and 369-47 the next day in the House of Representatives, with the president expected to sign it. But both U.S. Rep. Ron kind and U.S. Senator Ron Johnson were in the losing minority. > La Crosse Tribune

Pocan, Kind undecided on backing Pelosi

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Two of Wisconsin’s three Democrats in the U.S. House aren’t saying yet whether they will back Nancy Pelosi as speaker, even as 16 maverick Democrats released a letter Monday saying they wanted “new leadership.”  > AP News

Kind, Duffy unsure about bipartisan cooperation

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Northwestern Wisconsin’s two congressmen expressed cautious optimism after Tuesday’s elections that the federal government will be able to make progress in a new era of shared power between Democrats and Republicans, but each with their own take. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Rep. Kind: We have a crisis in our democracy

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind represents Wisconsin’s third congressional district in the western part of the state, including the southern half of Juneau County. “We have a crisis in our democracy. It’s really bitter right now. It’s way too polarized, way too partisan,” Kind said during a recent stop in Mauston. > Juneau Star-Times

 

Wisconsin representatives lobby Trump administration for storm damage assistance

Three members of the state’s congressional delegation have formally requested federal aid for storm damage. U.S. Reps. Glenn Grothman and Ron Kind, as well as U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the aid. > FOX 11 Green Bay