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.
TIME.com has posted an article explaining why the approved half fast train between
Michael Grunwald writes in High-Speed Rail Goes Off the Tracks in Wisconsin that such projects are not political or public darlings:
“High-speed rail was once a bipartisan dream, but ever since it was included in Obama's controversial $787 billion stimulus bill, it's become another hyperpartisan issue in a hyperpartisan climate. Republican candidates for governor in
(Republican Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Scott)
Grunwald concludes, “Like other long-term Obama priorities slipped into the stimulus - clean energy, electronic medicine, the Race to the Top education reforms - it's a legacy program, an effort to use government to create something of enduring value. These days, that's not an issue that anyone can run on.”
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