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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind joined another dignitaries to share a few words at the Monday morning ribbon-cutting event at Hwy. 35 and Radio Road in River Falls.

Congressman Kind: Cancel August recess, fix Highway Trust Fund

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The ribbon cutting at the Hwy. 35/ Radio Road interchange in River Falls Monday morning was the type of celebration that should happen more often, said U.S. Rep. Ron Kind during an interview later.


“We need to be doing these projects all over the state,” said Kind, D-La Crosse, who sits on the Ways and Means Committee.

Earlier this month, he called on Congress to cancel the annual August recess and instead work on a long-term plan to finance the Highway Trust Fund.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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