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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.

Enjoy "Public Enemies" because...

State budget

Johnny Depp will probably never make another movie in Wisconsin.

Governor Doyle used his veto pen to lower the amount of funding for tax break incentives for filmmakers in the 2009-2011 state budget.

The current program had no limits. The governor had proposed changing the program to allow a limit of $500,000 annually. The Legislature’s budget called for a $1.5 million program. The governor’s veto reduced it to $500,000.

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ronically, the governor announced this veto just two days before the nationwide opening of one of the most-talked about movies of the summer, “Public Enemies,” much of which was filmed in Wisconsin.

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