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.

June 2 Joint Finance committee meeting

The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee meets June 2, 2011 at 1:00 PM. The schedule is:

  • Prevailing Wage
  • Court of Appeals
  • Circuit Courts
  • Supreme Court
  • Employment Relations Commission
  • Shared Revenue and Tax Relief -- Direct Aid Payment
  • Department of Health Services -- Medical Assistance -- Administration and FoodShare
  • Department of Natural Resources -- Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
  • Department of Natural Resources -- Phosphorus Effluent Limitations
  • Transfer of Housing-Related Regulations to Safety and Professional Services
  • Department of Commerce
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
  • Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
  • Department of Public Instruction -- Choice, Charter, and Open Enrollment
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison Authority
  • University of Wisconsin System
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
  • Building Program
  • Building Commission
  • Authority to Lapse or Transfer Moneys to the General Fund


The Joint Finance Committee will meet again June 3 at 1:00 PM to take up any unfinished items from the June 2 agenda. You may view the Joint Finance Committee budget papers at this link:


You may watch the proceedings online at the WisconsinEye website: or

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