Republican from Wisconsin
Wisconsin state Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, served in the state Assembly from 1990 to 1992 and has served in the state Senate since 1992. She survived a recall election in August 2011 by defeating state Rep. Sandy Pasch (D-Whitefish Bay).
Recent statements involving Alberta Darling
Says state Sen. Alberta Darling is "allowing mercury to harm our children" because she voted against an electronics recycling bill.
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."
Says Republican state Sen. Alberta Darling offered "unqualified support" for a plan to end Medicare
Says the 2011-13 state budget eliminates the structural deficit "for the first time in decades."
On pay for fired Milwaukee police officers
Recent stories featuring Alberta Darling
The Wisconsin budget controversy has generated sharp rhetorical clashes over ideology, budget priorities and tactics -- and the largest sustained protests in Madison since the Vietnam War,
The main event: An argument over collective bargaining rights and compensation for state and local government employees that has spurred national interest.
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