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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.

Americans unimpressed with the stimulus

Economy


As President Obama and some members of Congress consider another federal stimulus package,  only a quarter of Americans think the stimulus created jobs, according to a Rasmussen Reports survey. Only 29 percent think the federal stimulus gave the economy a lift; 43 percent think the stimulus had a negative impact.

Here is a survey result that stands out. By a huge 69 -15 percent margin, Americans support tax cuts as a preferred method to create jobs instead of more government spending. Two-thirds believe decisions made by the private sector will do more to create jobs than decisions made by government.

Here are more survey details.

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