Legislators leave constituents behind
Sen. Bob Kostelka, R-Monroe, made his opinion known in November 2004 at a Sparta Groundwater Conservation District Commission meeting. "The word 'critical' is scaring business away. Businesses make decisions 30 to 40 years down the road, and they will not want to relocate here with a critical designation hanging over them. Putting a label on ourselves can't do us any good."