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Law exempts out-of-state utility workers from taxes, licensing following disasters (UPDATE)

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Although Wisconsin's geographical position puts it far out of the reach of hurricanes, memories of 2012's Superstorm Sandy have inspired a new law that will let out-of-state contractors avoid various licensing and tax requirements when they repair utility equipment in response to a disaster.

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Homegrown power fuels energy debate (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Lawmakers, unions and utilities agree they want Wisconsin’s renewable energy goals to create more jobs in the state. But the common ground crumbles when the sides consider ways to make sure that happens. Utilities want trust. Lawmakers ...

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Governors say climate policy could create jobs

Dina Cappiello AP Writer Washington — Three Democratic governors told a Senate panel Tuesday that efforts to curb global warming and spur the development of cleaner sources of energy have created jobs and new businesses in their states, a trend ...

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