Conservatively Speaking

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.

High speed rail fallout is starting


Maybe the planners of the $800 million-plus high speed rail project from Milwaukee to Madison should have given it more thought.

The Daily Reporter writes that the rail will literally split Waterloo in half, creating a disparity in property values Alderwoman Laura Cotting is not pleased, going so far as to say the state should “admit that the current plan is not acceptable.”

Cotting is also suggesting that the state spend millions more on improvements to, as
the newspaper writes
“offset the negatives” of cutting through Waterloo.

his is just the beginning. Watch as the price tag of this project continues to increase far more than projected.

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