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.
The state Senate could begin debate today on the state budget that is being negotiated by a conference committee controlled by Democrats. The committee has yet to convene today.
Senate President Fred Risser has recessed the Senate until 9:00 this evening. The Senate was scheduled to go into session at 3:00 this afternoon.