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.
Governor Walker ordered flags across Wisconsin fly at half-staff Friday March 23, 2012, in honor of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey of Hazel Green, WI. Staff Sergeant Grindey lost his life while serving our country at Afghanistan. Executive Order # 64 is below.
Relating to a Proclamation that the Flag of the United States and the Flag of the State of Wisconsin be Flown at Half-Staff as a Mark of Respect for Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey of the United States Army Who Lost His Life While Serving His Country During Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan
WHEREAS, on March 12, 2012, Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey, a member of the 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Riley, Kansas, United States Army, died while serving his country in Afghanistan; and
WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey provided faithful and honorable service to the people of the State of Wisconsin and the people of the United States; and
WHEREAS, the people of Wisconsin mourn the death of Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey; and
WHEREAS, a memorial service will be held for Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey on March 23, 2012;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SCOTT WALKER, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me by federal and state law, do hereby order that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin shall be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations of the State of Wisconsin equipped with such flags beginning at sunrise on Friday, March 23, 2012, and ending at sunset on that date.