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.
Former WTMJ meteorologist, state Representative Jim Ott (R-Mequon) has been keeping very close tabs on Governor Doyle’s Global Warming Task Force. Representative Ott has published a brief list of provisions in proposed legislation by Democrats based on the Task Force’s recommendations.
Here are some that Representative Ott lists:
“Enhanced Renewable Portfolio Standard
New vehicles will be more expensive because they will be required to meet
Model Parking Ordinances
Preferred vehicles will get better parking spots.
Subsidize the production of crops used for fuel or energy
Ethanol, Ethanol, Ethanol. Whether you like it or not, your tax dollars will pay for even more ethanol and other bio-fuels. You’ll pay again when you pay at the pump.”
You can read Representative Ott’s release here.