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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.

State lawmakers across the country are blogging

Mary in the media


I’m mentioned in a Stateline.org column about legislators around the country who blog.

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tateline.org is an independent element of the Pew Research Center based in Washington, DC. that provides news about state legislatures throughout the United States.

Flood victims may be eligible for tax relief

News you can use


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says flood victims in five Wisconsin counties, including Milwaukee County could receive tax relief.

Here is more information from the IRS.

After flooding, state issues warning about food safety

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The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has issued a warning about food safety after massive flooding in many parts of the state.

DATCP is the state agency responsible for food safety, animal and plant health, protecting water and soil and monitoring fair and safe business practices.

Read their warning here.

If you live in flooded areas, consider direct deposit for checks

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The U.S. Treasury is advising Social Security recipients who live in flood-affected areas to make arrangements for their checks to be deposited directly into their accounts.

Here are the details.

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