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.
Unscrupulous scammers are always working overtime in their effort to bilk consumers. During 2009, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) received 13, 648 official consumer complaints. The department takes thousands of calls each week.
The good news is that DATCP is witnessing more and more smart consumers that have caught on and refuse to be taken by con artists. DATCP says consumers are becoming more aware of shady deals, are refusing to give out personal information, and are closely examining g company records.
Read more about how consumers are making smart decisions here.