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.
Work has yet to begin on the next biennial state budget, however the budget signed into law last week by Governor Doyle creates a deficit of $2.049 billion in the 2011-2013 state budget. The grim projection comes from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB).
Here is a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article and an LFB memo.