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.
One of the most important duties I have serving as your Governor is to provide you directly with updates related to the operation of our state government. I also frequently provide updates on Facebook (Governor Scott Walker) and Twitter (@govwalker). Please feel free to share this update with your family, friends, and others who may be interested in state government operations.
Here is a link to The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) website with voting information: https://myvote.wi.gov/
The Southeastern Wisconsin Threat Analysis Center, Wisconsin Department of Justice, and the United States Department of Homeland Security launched a website encouraging people to report suspicious activities. The “If You See Something, Say Something”™ public awareness campaign is a way for law enforcement to seek public assistance reporting terrorism and terrorism-related crime. Here is a link to the website: http://city.milwaukee.gov/wiwatch
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents October meeting will be show via webcast with live audio and video streaming. The dates and times of the meeting are:
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces projects to improve traffic flow near Zoo Interchange
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the following projects taking place over the next week to improve traffic flow near the Zoo Interchange
· Implement a temporary traffic signal at I-894 and Lincoln Avenue and two temporary traffic signals at I-894 and National Avenue.
For more information about Zoo Interchange construction project, visit www.zoointerchange.wi.gov.
Hi, this is Scott Walker.
Wisconsin’s continued private sector job growth is good news. I am particularly pleased with the gains in the manufacturing sector, which makes up a huge portion of our state’s economy.
The internet grows more powerful, and more pervasive, every day. It is not constrained by Ethernet cables or routers, many of us take web access with us on the go. With all that convenience, it is easy to let your guard down. That is the reason Governor Walker declared October to be Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Throughout the month, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will work with Wisconsin Emergency Management to educate Wisconsinites about staying safe in cyberspace. Useful tips are:
Flags to Fly at half-staff on Monday October 8, 2012, in honor of Private First Class Arthur W. Hopfensperger
Governor Walker issued Executive Order #85 ordering flags within Wisconsin at half-staff Monday, October 8, 2012, to honor Private First Class Arthur W. Hopfensperger. Private Hopfensperger lost his life serving our country during the Korean War. Private Hopfensperger’s remains were recently identified and returned home October 5, 2012. Here is a link to Executive Order #85: http://dma.wi.gov/dma/news/flags/EO85.pdf