Some prominent local names are backing the newest
candidate challenging Ron Kind this fall.
Republican Tony Kurtz announced his candidacy for
Wisconsin's third congressional district today...
And he has endorsements from Dan Kapanke and Col.
Kurtz is a small business owner from Prairie du Chien
who served in the military for 20 years as a helicopter
He's also started his own farm.
Kurtz says his priorities are creating a better climate
for small business.
and cutting the deficit.
I'm going to get out and meet each and every voter,
look them in the eye and say, you know what, there
is a difference, there's somebody who's going to listen
to you, someone that's going to work for you and take
your concerns to Washington, D.C.
to stop the career politicians and let's get some
Kurtz is the fourth republican to announce his candidacy.