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Sen. Jerry Petrowski Announces Hmong Legislative Website

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

(Press Release) State Senator Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon) announced today that his legislative website will now include pages translated into Hmong to assist in providing access for Hmong speaking people in the 29th Senate District.

“This service will help Hmong people in my district more easily connect with my office to express concerns or receive assistance with state agencies,” said Petrowski. “It should be especially helpful for the first-generation Hmong who may not speak English as their primary language.”

Residents of the district can access the website at http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/petrowski. Hmong speakers will be able to more easily use the website as a way to contact for Petrowski’s office to provide comments or ask for assistance in Hmong. Lee Lor, a Wausau resident who is currently attending UW Madison, is currently interning in Petrowski’s office and will provide translation assistance and act as a liaison for Hmong speakers.

“I’m very pleased to have Lee in the office,” said Petrowski. “Her help and the additional access on the web should help Hmong citizens more easily interact with my office and all of state government.”

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, more than 5,600 Hmong currently reside in Marathon County, the largest population center in the 29th district.

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Petrowski Zoo Siab Qhia Txog Nws Lub Vej Xais

State Senator Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon), los yog ib tug thawj coj, zoo siab qhia txog nws lub vej xais thiab tam sis no muaj txhais ua lus Hmoob lawv.

Petrowski hais tias, “Txoj kev pab no yuav pab pej xeem Hmoob nyob rau hauv kuv lub xeev qhia rau kuv qho chaw ua huaj lwm hais txog lawv li teeb meem, los yog lawv txoj kev xav hais txog tsoom fwv li dej nus. Lub vej xais no yuav pab cov niam txiv pej xeem uas tsis txawj lus Askiv.”

Niam txiv pej xeem nyob rau huav kuv lub xeev mus rau kuv lub vej xais raws li ntam qab no http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/petrowski/hmong/pages/default.aspx. Lub vej xais no yog in txoj kev ua pej xeem Hmoob yuav thov kev pab los ntawm kuv qho chaw ua hauj lwm. Lis Lauj, yog ib tug pej xeem nyob rau hauv nroog Wausau. Tam sim no, Lis kawm ntawv nyob rau hauv UW-Madison thiab nws ua hawj lwm rau kuv. Lis yauv pab txhais lub Hmoob rau kuv qho chaw ua hawj lwm.

Petrowski hais tias, “Kuv zoo siab, Lis tau tuaj ua hawj lwm rau kuv qho chaw ua hawj lwm. Nws txoj kev pab yauv pab laj mej pej xeem tham yooj yim zog nrog kuv.” Raws li 2010 U.S. Census, nws muaj li ntawm 5,600 Hmoob nyob rau Marathon County.

Yog koj muaj lus noog thov hu rau kuv qho chaw ua hawj lwm ntawm (608) 266-2502, los sis e-mail kuv ntawm Sen.Petrowski@legsi.wi.gov.


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