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.
During the debate about the Great Lakes Compact in September 2008,
Take, for instance,
Since then, the amount of water in the
With that history in mind, I am not surprised at
Writing in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, freelance columnist Mike Nichols has a more blunt assessment. Nichols writes;
“Once upon a time, many years ago,
It was so polluted in the late 1800s, it has been written, that chickens could run across the scum that formed on top of the rivers.
The smell and the disease were too much even for Chicagoans to bear. So they did something about it.
Nichols reports that the same canal
You can read Nichols’ column here.