U.S. Representative Ron Kind: first proposed federal budget a “declaration of war” on rural America

By LeAnn R. Ralph

MENOMONIE  —  Part of the first proposed federal budget under President Donald Trump would defund a rural broadband initiative, said U.S. Representative Ron Kind during a listening session August 3 in Menomonie.

The proposed budget represents something of “a declaration of war on rural America,” he said.

Kind is the representative for Wisconsin’s third Congressional district.

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