Single-payer health care advocates pressure Ron Kind at listening session


Despite pressure from advocates, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said he’s not ready to support a single-payer health care bill. Kind said he likes the idea of publicly-funded health insurance but has logistic and political concerns about how it would work and be paid for. > La Crosse Tribune

The King of Town Halls, Sensenbrenner has two dozen scheduled over next two months


U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is keeping his status alive as the member of congress who holds the most town halls, with eight scheduled throughout February and 17 slated for March. Serving most of Milwaukee’s northern and western suburbs plus Jefferson County, the town halls are scattered across the district. Details available on Rep. Sensenbrenner’s website.