State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
The expenditure of millions and millions of federal stimulus dollars was supposed to provide a much-needed booster shot to an economic downturn and put Americans back to work. Stateline.org reports a stunning analysis about how states used their share of the stimulus, not to create jobs, but to plug huge holes in their budgets.
Stateline reports the National Conference of State Legislatures reviewed the stimulus spending in 25 states, including
One Democrat quoted by Stateline seems to understand what critics of the stimulus concept have been arguing from the very beginning.
“What’s the exit strategy when this is over?” asked state Rep. Steven Costantino, a Democrat from
Correct. When that occurs, how will states like
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