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.
The Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) released the yearly Wisconsin Lottery financial audit required by State Statute 13.94(1)(em). Wisconsin Lottery sales increased 3.4 percent from $547.6 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 to $566.1 million in FY 2012-13. Wisconsin Constitution Article IV Section 24(6) requires net proceeds from the Wisconsin Lottery be used for property tax relief. Thanks to the increase in sales, property tax relief increased from $155.9 million in FY 2012-13 to $171.4 million for FY 2013-14.
The 2014 Wisconsin State Fair was a rousing success!!! Attendance at the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair was over 18,000 more people than the 2013 State Fair making the 2014 State Fair the highest attended Wisconsin State Fair since 1969. Click here for more facts about the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair.
Senator Glenn Grothman recently challenged State Senator Alberta Darling and I to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Click here to see Senator Darling and myself answer Senator Grothman challenge and issue our ice bucket challenges.
The Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) released the biennial audit of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB). SWIB invests assets for the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), State Investment fund and other state insurance and trust funds. SWIB had a total of $101.3 billion under its management December 2013. Click her to view the full LAB audit of SWIB.