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.
Governor Walker has called up the Wisconsin National Guard to assist clean up efforts in northern Wisconsin after powerful storms during July downed more than 130,000 acres of timber.
The National Guard will assist local governments clear debris, fallen limbs, and tree trunks from right of ways. The blocked right of ways are a fire hazard and public safety concern.
"The safety of the people of Wisconsin and the residents of Burnett and Douglas counties are too important not to move forward," Governor Scott Walker said in a press release.