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 United States Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) Education Fund along with the Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Foundation issued a fifth annual evaluation of state transparency websites. The report titled, Following the Money 2014 issued Wisconsin an A- grade. The report recognizes OpenBook Wisconsin, the state’s new transparency website. The OpenBook Wisconsin website includes operating expenditure data for state agencies, the legislature, the courts, and the University of Wisconsin System.