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.
Stunning news from the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper picked up on a huge story that was missed by most, if not all other media.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) unveiled preliminary figures for fiscal year 2010. The big spending machine in
The Wall Street Journal reports, “Spending rolled in for the year that ended September 30 at $3.45 trillion, second only to 2009's $3.52 trillion in the record books. What did
CBO calculates that during the two-year period from 2008 through 2010, federal spending increased by a whopping 21.4 percent. From the Wall Street Journal:
“The 21.4% federal spending increase in two years ought to put to rest any debate about the nature of
The same holds true for state government. The current 2009-11 state budget increased spending 9.4 percent according to the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. And that was during a recession. I am pretty confident few households in
The Wall Street Journal’s solution for the nation’s capital should also be applied at the state Capitol:
“Stop the spending and change the policies.”