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Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, replies to a comment from Purple Tree shop owner Sarah Bruch during a meeting of owners of small businesses in Hudson last Thursday. Greg Leaf, right, owner of the Group Leaf marketing and advertising firm, listens. Photo by Randy Hanson

Congressman touts assistance

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Congressman Ron Kind, who represents Wisconsin's 3rd District, came to Hudson last Thursday to meet with a small group of business people and talk about steps he says Congress has taken to assist small businesses.


"I'm here to report on what is going on to get the economy back on track," said the La Crosse Democrat.

He highlighted provisions of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as well as actions this year, that were aimed at small businesses.

They included:

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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