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.

When Emerald Ash Borer pops up, so do the scammers

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It’s been confirmed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Emerald Ash Borer has turned up in Cudahy. DATCP  reports:

“A single emerald ash borer (EAB) adult beetle was discovered in the City of Cudahy on June 30, 2010. The beetle was discovered during a routine check of an EAB survey trap near the intersection of E. Grange Ave. and Disch Ave. Positive identification was made by an entomologist with the Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Madison. The trap is approximately five miles northeast of EAB infested trees identified in Oak Creek in January, 2010.”

During the summer of 2009, EAB was discovered in Franklin.

Property owners need to beware businesses that may try to con them into expensive treatments or unnecessary tree removal. Read more here.

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