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.
PolitiFact did an interesting analysis of a statement recently made by Wisconsin Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner. Congressman Sensenbrenner claimed the United States had the highest corporate tax rate in the world.PolitiFact’s ruling? True.
According to PolitiFact, "a widely quoted annual report says the U.S. corporate tax rate is 35 percent and is highest among 34 large, industrialized countries."
Creating jobs requires more than just throwing taxpayer money at the issue. To create a vibrant and robust economy, the United States needs structural reform to encourage growth and job creation, just like Republicans are doing here in Wisconsin.