Report sparks hundreds of reader comments and reactions

Report sparks hundreds of reader comments and reactions


This story first appeared on the Kenosha News Facebook page and on and generated hundreds of comments in reaction.

Here are some of the comments posted on Facebook:

n “I moved to Kenosha 13 years ago from Chicago and this was the best move for me and my children.” — Mytoya M. Garcia

n “Moved from Chicago to Mount Pleasant a year ago. Best move I’ve ever made. Will never go back to live in Illinois.” — Jason Fager

n “It’s hard-working taxpayers that are coming. Been here since February. Thanks for the welcome!” — Scott Lindemann

n “I moved to Kenosha from Illinois in 2005 and now live in Pleasant Prairie. You couldn’t pay me to move back even though I continue enjoying the downtown Chicago salary and associated benefits.” — Jeff Peadro

n “People in my area are moving across the river into Missouri.” — Rick Koyer

n “313 smart people leaving a state that taxes all your disposable income.” — Donald Lee Hund

n “Waukegan to Kenosha to Twin Lakes to now Racine.” — Drumalot Medina

n “We just moved from Kenosha to Illinois a year ago.” — Elizabeth Smith

n “I moved back to my hometown six months ago. Fox Lake, Ill., was still trying to charge me for vehicle stickers. I had to literally go to the Village Hall with my paperwork and prove I left the state. Anything to make a buck. I drive 20 miles a day, but it’s well worth it.” — Marlene Cimo

n “This has been going on for decades now.” — Sue Spencer

n “I moved from Zion to Kenosha, thinking the crime would be better. It isn’t.” — Eric Phillips

n “I’m one of them. Moved to Wisconsin 21 years ago. Never going back.” — Jessica Adams Mahon


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