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 exorbitant federal stimulus expenditures were supposed to create jobs. Some states are basking in the numbers they claim show that jobs are increasing.
The Associated Press (AP) checked to make sure the bragging was on the level. What the AP found was that there is a whole lot of spinning going on. The AP reports:
We are in trouble if states can’t even perform the simple task of counting jobs.
Read the AP article.