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 and the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced a $940,000 investment in two programs benefiting youth and local businesses. The first program, the 2014 Governor’s Summer Youth Program, places people between the ages of 14-24 in summer jobs. At least 175 of the jobs will be in non-profit organizations. The second program, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Program for Youth, provides on-the-job training and temporary work experiences. DWD announced 238 youth with disabilities were assisted through the program during the last fiscal year.