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Conservatively Speaking

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.

Nine years ago today

Survivors of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks make their way through smoke, dust & debris on Fulton St. (© Gulnara Samoilova/AP)

Survivors of the World Trade Center terrrorist attacks make their way through smoke, debris, and rubble. AP photo 



New York firefighters William Eisengrein, George Johnson & Daniel McWilliams plant an American flag at Ground Zero on Sept. 11, 2001 (© Thomas E. Franklin/The Record-Bergen County, NJ)
 

New York firefighters William Eisengrein, George Johnson and Daniel McWilliams planted an American flag at Ground Zero on Sept. 11, 2001, and photographer Thomas E. Franklin of The Bergen Record captured the moment. The U.S. Postal Service turned the iconic photo into a stamp to help raise money for emergency workers and their families.


Today marks the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

To mark the fifth anniversary of 9/11, I wrote a column about my emotional experience touring the World Trade Center site. You can read my column here.

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