Some Wisconsin lawmakers want to amend the State Constitution to prohibit the federal government from requiring residents to purchase health insurance.
“Forcing people to buy a product — mandating that a person must buy a product — that is not constitutional to require people to purchase something.”
Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) says there is a vast amount of public opposition to the federal mandate, and that’s why she’s asking Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Waunakee) to schedule a public hearing.
However, the chair of the Senate Health Committee says a hearing would be a waste of the limited amount of time remaining in the legislative session. “It is a waste of time and I think Senator Lazich knows it [Read more…]