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.
I want to clarify the latest developments about Senate Bill 548 (SB 548). State Senator Lena Taylor promised me that she would provide advance notice of the scheduling of SB 548 for a public hearing before the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Earlier this week, state Representative Fred Kessler, the author of the Assembly companion bill to SB 548 leaked to WTMJ Radio News that a hearing on SB 548 would be held March 30, 2010, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. I immediately contacted Senator Taylor.
After several phone calls with Senator Taylor yesterday and today, she has decided a public hearing for SB 548 will be scheduled for Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 10:00 AM in Room 411 South, State Capitol. Senator Taylor told me the hearing notice will be released today.