Alberta Darling's file:
Darling

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

Wisconsin’s criminal threshold for drunken-driving is "way out of line" with "states surrounding us," which "have the second offense as a felony."

"18 percent of our land in our state right now is either federally, state or county owned for conservation purposes."

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

Recent stories featuring Alberta Darling

The Truth-O-Meter and the 2013-15 state budget:

Gov. Scott Walker has said he will sign the 2013-15 state budget into law on June 30, 2013.

The two-year tax-and-spending plan takes effect the next day.

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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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