Ron Kind: Time to secure Wisconsin’s voting systems is now

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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind writes in the Chippewa Herald: “Make no mistake: Any attempt to interfere with our elections is an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of America. That’s why it is vitally important that Republicans and Democrats come together to protect the security of our elections.”

Aluminum tariffs a concern to Crown Beverage Packaging in La Crosse

Consumers may be paying the price of aluminum tariffs in the near future, Rep. Ron Kind said Tuesday after a tour of Crown Beverage Packaging in La Crosse. > La Crosse Tribune

Ron Kind opposes Democrat-backed plan to abolish ICE

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said Thursday he’s against a proposal from some of his fellow Democrats to do away with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, also known as ICE, saying the agency itself isn’t to blame for the White House’s immigration policy. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Kind: Helping Wisconsin communities heal from opioid epidemic

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind writes in the La Cross Tribune that he’s “proud to join the fight to provide our communities with more resources to combat the opioid epidemic and expand treatment for Wisconsin families that are impacted by the devastating grip of drug abuse.”

Rep. Kind unveils Farm Bill Priorities

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Congress must pass a new Farm Bill as the current deal expires in September. After touring Servais Family Farm in Stoddard, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind unveiled his Farm Bill Priorities, which include crop insurance reforms, focus in organic farming and supporting dairy farms. > ABC 19 La Crosse

Toft to face Kind on ballot for 3rd Congressional seat

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After collecting nearly 2,000 signatures, Republican Steve Toft was approved by the Wisconsin Election Commission to be included on the ballot for the 3rd Congressional District, running againstDemocratic incumbent Ron Kind. > ABC 19 La Crosse

Paul Ryan’s failure clears the way for a real farm and food bill

In an editorial, the Cap Times writes that it’s thankful for Paul Ryan’s ineptitude as Speaker of the House, because if he’d succeeded in passing the recent Farm Bill, it would have done severe damage to the condition of working farmers and working families.