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.
March 25, 2010
State Senator Jon Erpenbach
8 South, State Capitol
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Dear Senator Erpenbach:
As you are aware, President Barack Obama this week signed a health care bill that will cost American taxpayers nearly a trillion dollars over the last six years of this decade. You are a long-time supporter of government health care and may be quite pleased.
You are likely also aware of the vast amounts of public opposition to the bill, particularly provisions denying American citizens their right to choose for themselves the health care products they do or do not purchase.
The president’s health care bill includes requirements that everyday Americans purchase health insurance from a private company regardless of whether or not those individuals desire to purchase it, and regardless of whether or not a plan exists to suit their individual needs. An individual refusing this mandate will be subject to fines of $750 per person, up to $2,250 per family, or 2.5 percent of household income, whichever is greater. Refusing to pay these fines will result in greater penalties, likely including imprisonment.
You may disagree with opposition to the bill. However, you cannot ignore the thousands upon thousands of individuals in
During February 2010, Senate Joint Resolution 62 (SJR 62) was introduced. SJR 62 asserts
Senate District 28
Ranking Minority Member, Senate
Committee on Health, Health Insurance,
Property Tax Relief, and Revenue.
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