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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.

Remembering 9/11

NEW YORK - AUGUST 24:  The final steel beam taken from the World Trade Center site is hoisted into place for permanent installation at the planned National September 11 Memorial & Museum August 24, 2009 in New York City. The 58-ton, 36-foot-tall 'Last Column' was delivered to the World Trade Center site this morning after being stored for seven years at a hangar at Kennedy International Airport. The column is famously etched with graffiti and first responder logos in tribute to those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The final steel beam taken from the World Trade Center site is hoisted into place for permanent installation at the planned National September 11 Memorial & Museum August 24, 2009 in New York City. The 58-ton, 36-foot-tall 'Last Column' was delivered to the World Trade Center site this morning after being stored for seven years at a hangar at Kennedy International Airport. The column is famously etched with graffiti and first responder logos in tribute to those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Photo: Getty Images
 

NEW YORK - AUGUST 26:  Visitors view a model of the World Trade Center site on the opening day of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near the World Trade Center August 26, 2009 in New York City. The site provides the public with an opportunity to learn about the September 11 terrorist attacks and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum which is scheduled to open September 11, 2011.

Visitors view a model of the World Trade Center site on the opening day of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near the World Trade Center August 26, 2009 in New York City. The site provides the public with an opportunity to learn about the September 11 terrorist attacks and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum which is scheduled to open September 11, 2011. Photo: Getty Images


NEW YORK - AUGUST 26:  A visitor wears a 9/11 jacket on the opening day of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near the World Trade Center August 26, 2009 in New York City. The site provides the public with an opportunity to learn about the September 11 terrorist attacks and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum which is scheduled to open September 11, 2011.

 

A visitor wears a 9/11 jacket on the opening day of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near the World Trade Center August 26, 2009 in New York City. The site provides the public with an opportunity to learn about the September 11 terrorist attacks and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum which is scheduled to open September 11, 2011. Photo: Getty Images


Today marks the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

To mark the fifth anniversary of 9/11, I wrote a column about my emotional experience touring the World Trade Center site. You can read my column here.

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