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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.

Minors Drinking in Bars Could Face Hefty Penalty

Proposed Senate Bill 46, “Brown Jug Bill”, would allow bar owners and alcohol sales establishments to take underage drinkers to court.  If found guilty of underage drinking, the underage drinker would face a $1,000 fine in addition to their drinking ticket.

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Senate Calendar for September 17, 2013

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Senator Lazich's Weekly Insight

The Senate This Week
The Wisconsin State Senate convened on the floor Tuesday, September 17, 2013.  Senate action Tuesday included: 

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Wisconsin’s Economy Update

During the month of August Wisconsin added 7,300 private sector jobs, and unemployment dipped slightly from 6.8 percent in July to 6.7 percent.

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Asking Wisconsins Congressional Delegation to Save Consumers and Businesses

I joined several legislators requesting Wisconsin representatives at Washington repeal Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS).

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Federal Exchanges Health Insurance Options

The Wisconsin Officer of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) released information about Federal Affordable Care Exchanges  Click here 

Changes to DNR Captive Deer Policies

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board will be considering several changes to the state’s captive deer policies during their meeting Wednesday.

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Obamacare Negative Effects for Children and Families

Obama breaks his promise to children and families for healthcare through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Honoring Jan Karski

An exhibit will be displayed in the Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda September 23, thru 26, 2013, honoring Jan Karski, a polish diplomat.  Jan Karski’s eye-witness account of Nazi death camps to Western Allies during the Holocaust saved millions of lives.  A formal introduction of the exhibit is scheduled Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 12:15 PM at the Capitol Rotunda.

Don’t Fall Victim to Cyber Scams

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Increasing Activity to Reduce Future Costs

Representative Weininger (R-Green Bay), is spearheading legislation requiring daily activity for elementary and middle school children.  The legislation would increase children’s physical activity to reduce future obesity related healthcare costs.

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Debunking the Headlines

People are concerned after headlines "Walker sending a letter to 90,000 people kicking them off BadgerCare,” and special interest groups attacking the legislature for turning away “money we are entitled too.”

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Milwaukee Affordable Care Act Town Hall Meetings Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance and the Department of Health Services scheduled two town hall meetings for Wednesday, September
25, 2013.

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Wisconsin Hits Historic Economic Growth

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Congressman Sensenbrenner's Town Hall, September 29, 2013

Due to the U. S. House of Representatives session throughout the weekend, Congressman Sensenbrenner will be unable to attend the town hall Sunday, September 29, 2013, 1:30 PM at the Greenfield Public Library.

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Walker Seeking Applicants for Walworth County Circuit Court Vacancy

Governor Walker is seeking qualified applicants to replace outgoing Walworth County Circuit Court Judge John R. Race.  Judge Race is retiring December 2013.  Details and to apply

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