LA CROSSE, WI (WXOW) - Congressman Ron Kind says he has saved over $80,000 dollars from his budget to help the federal deficit.
Every year Kind and his staff finds ways to save money in their own office budget.
The money they save goes directly to the federal deficit.
Kind says the members of Congress need to lead by example and make cuts on their own budgets.
"Given the large budget deficits the Congress as members need to be leading by example and showing areas that we have control over that we can find savings" Kind stated.
Representative Kind has given over 1.4 million dollars to the deficit in his years in office.
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