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Candidate Profile: Janis Ringhand
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Janis Ringhand Age: 64 City/town of residence: Evansville Family: Husband, Gordaon, 2 children - Shawn (Charlie) Dunphy and Dan Ringhand, 5 grandchildren - Matt, Haley and Jayden Dunphy and Makenna and Logan Ringhand Education: Degree in finance, MATC 1985; Evansville HS 1968 Occupation: Retired from Ringhand Meats and Beverage, Inc., 25 years of small business accounting. Previous elected positions held: 2010-Present WI State Assembly District 45 (80th District prior to redistricting in 2012); 1998-2002 and 2008-2010 Evansville City Council; 2002-2006 Mayor of Evansville What are the top issues facing this district/board/office and how would you work to resolve them? Job creation is still lagging in Wisconsin, an issue that needs to be addressed with education to better train the unemployed; education funding and shared revenue for municipalities need to be brought up to date by reviewing the formulas used; all infrastructure from local township roads, to city streets to interstate highways and bridges and pubic transportation funding need to be reviewed and new sources of revenue need to be researched and implemented.