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.
The governor of Illinois is preparing to propose an incredible tax increase this week. The Chicago Tribune reports, “The Tribune has reported that sources familiar with the governor's budget speech on Wednesday say (Governor Pat) Quinn is considering raising the state's personal income tax rate, to 4.5 percent from 3 percent.”
That is a 50 percent increase. Yikes!
Read more in the Chicago Tribune.