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 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has released its annual forecast of the top ten top policy issues states will confront during 2010.
Here they are, starting with Issue #10:
Issue #10 – Expanding Broadband Access
Issue #9 – Examining Sex Offender Registration
Issue #8 – Developing Clean Energy Alternatives
Issue #7 - Balancing and Managing State Government
Issue #6 – Maintaining Transportation and Infrastructure
Issue #5 – Analyzing Sentencing and Corrections Costs
Issue #4 - Affording Higher Education
Issue #3 – Lowering Unemployment Rates
Issue #2 - Managing Health Costs and Coverage
Care to guess what Issue #1 is according to the NCSL?