Where each member of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation stands on net neutrality



The Cap Times runs through the net neutrality position of Wisconsin’s two U.S. Senators and all eight of its House Representatives.

Ron Kind warns GOP tax bill would hurt Medicare as more Wisconsinites need it


Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says Republicans’ federal tax overhaul could impact health care access for Wisconsinites, because the final version is likely to remove Affordable Care Act financial penalties for those who don’t have health insurance. Without them, the insurance marketplace is expected to see less participation and higher premiums. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Rep. Kind part of record-setting pace for campaign contributions


U.S Rep. Ron Kind is following the national trend. Democratic candidates around the nation are reporting record-setting campaign contributions, especially for seats held by Republicans. Few, however, match the fundraising advantage enjoyed by long term incumbents like Kind, Wisconsin’s 3rd District Congressman. > WIZM Radio La Crosse

Steve Toft hopes to unseat ‘career politician’ Ron Kind


A retired Army officer from Trempealeau County has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Ron Kind next year, saying the 11-term Democrat has nothing to show for his more than 20 years in Congress. Toft, 59, said the nation is facing “challenges of epic proportions” because of “top-heavy agencies” and skyrocketing debt. > Chippewa Herald

Kind: Need to move past hyper-partisan, toxic politics to reform tax and health care systems


U.S. Rep. Ron Kind believes the government needs to fix the tax and health care systems, but that won’t happen in a political climate he called hyper partisan, toxic and polarized. “We’ve got to figure out a way to get out of this unhealthy dynamic in our democracy,” he said on “Capital City Sunday.” > Cap Times

Retired soldier to challenge Rep. Ron Kind for House seat


A retired soldier plans to announce his bid to unseat U.S. Representative Ron Kind next year. Republican Steve Toft, of Osseo, put out a news release Friday citing his bid for the election, with announcement news conferences planned in Eau Claire and La Crosse Monday. > WEAU Eau Claire