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 Senate Republican Caucus chose the following leaders for the upcoming 2011-12 legislative session at a meeting this afternoon:
Senate Majority Leader: Scott Fitzgerald
Senate President: Michael Ellis
President Pro Tem: Joe Leibham
Asst. Majority Leader: Glenn Grothman
Caucus Chair: Dan Kapanke
Caucus Vice Chair: Sheila Harsdorf