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Nelsen, Betty Jo 1935

Nelsen, Betty Jo 1935 | Wisconsin Historical Society
(Rep.), 10th Assembly District Born Boston, Mass., Oct. 11, 1935; married; 3 children. Graduate Dedham (Mass.) High School 1953; B.S.E. Mass. State College 1957. Legislator. Member Wisconsin Bicentennial Committee on the Constitution. Elected to Assembly in July 10, 1979 special election; reelected since 1980. Minority Leader 1987. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 - Jt. Com. on Finance (also 1985, 1983). 1987 - Jt. Com. on Employment Relations; Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization; Assembly Organization; Rules; Disability Board; Legislative Council (also 1985). 1985 - Ways and Means; Legis. Coun. Comn on Municipal Collective Bargaining Law (also 1983). 1983 - Environmental Resources; Judiciary; Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules; Community Development Finance Authority. 1981 - Local Affairs (also 1979); Urban Affairs and Housing; Jt. Audit; Legis. Coun. Com. on Elderly Abuse. 1979- Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Legis. Coun. Com. on Unfair Sales Act. Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-7671; District: (414) 964-1842. Voting address: 2640 E. Newton Avenue, Shorewood 53211. Mailing address: (office) Room 335B North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708. (Blue Book 1989-90)

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