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Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.

Keeping Tabs on State Legislation

Sen. Chris Larson, state Legislature, notifications

 In his reply to my email urging his action on a series of voter-restricting measures moving through the state Legislature, Sen. Chris Larson included this information:

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What Wisconsin Elected, Part 2

Sen. Chris Larson, Wisconsin, Legislature, jobs, laws

Hot on the heels of the very generous corporate-friendly lawsuit-limitations legislation that flew through Wisconsin's now-Republican-controlled Legislature last month and was even more quickly signed by the new GOP governor, the state's new Republican triumvirate has enacted another law that gives tax breaks to companies that "create" jobs in Wisconsin. This law gives companies thousands of dollars in tax deductions for each job they create.

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