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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.

Stupid budget tricks

State budget


The November issue of Governing magazine examines stupid budget tricks employed by some state legislatures to balance their books this year. Getting most of the attention from Governing was a bill signed into law in Arizona to sell state buildings, including the state Capitol with the hope of leasing the buildings back.

Wisconsin did catch Governing magazine’s attention. Read about the budget provision that warranted a mention.

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