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
In FiveThirtyEight‘s forecast model of the upcoming House elections, only two Wisconsin seats show any vulnerability of changing party: Glenn Grothman’s Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, shows a 29 percent chance of winning, while Democrat Randy Bryce is calculated to have a 21 percent chance of scoring Paul Ryan’s seat.
With the primary election over, the races for Wisconsin’s Senate seat and eight House of Representatives seats are now set. Here are the matchups for the Nov. 6 general election. > FOX 11 Green Bay
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.”
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
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
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.”