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.
Back to school shopping sales may not be what they seem. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is warning bargain hunters to make sure they are paying the right price on popular back to school items.|
According to a news release, during 2009, “DATCP weights and measures inspectors tested more than 25,000 items for price accuracy in stores all around the state. The total price scanner accuracy rate for 2009 was 96.5%. That percentage includes both overcharges and undercharges. Seven companies paid civil forfeiture settlements – totaling more than $250,000 – as a result of weights and measures price scanner inspections. None of the companies involved admitted to having committed violations.”
DATCP reports investigators save the average
Here is more from DATCP about how to prevent scanner errors.