Saturday, December 10th, 2016

(Note: Headline updated to note State Rep Dave Craig is running to replace Lazich. See below.) One of the most frustrating disappointments in the state senate, Mary Lazich, has decided not to run for re-election: Today I am announcing that I am not seeking re-election. It has been an immense honor and pleasure to serve the […]

Six local state legislators co-authored a letter to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in support of Waukesha’s application to use (and return) water from Lake Michigan. They are State Representatives Adam Neylon, Scott Allen, Jessie Rodriguez, and Ken Skowronski; and State Senators Chris Kapenga and Mary Lazich. The legislators also point out what is […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, August 7, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Candidates have just five days Allen, Rosner top contenders Only five more shopping days left in the primary campaign season. Have you picked a candidate? As former Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson observed the other night, in a field this large, normally one or two candidates are […]

Seems to be the evening for endorsements. Waukesha County Sheriff Dan Trawicki is endorsing Brandon Rosner for state assembly in the 97th district. From the press release: “Brandon Rosner is the leader Waukesha County, and specifically Wisconsin’s 97th Assembly District, needs to represent us at the Capitol,” stated Trawicki. He continued, “I have been impressed […]

State Senator Mary Lazich is endorsing Scott Allen for state assembly in the 97th district. From the press release, “Scott will bring a strong, experienced conservative voice and proven leadership to the State Assembly.  The Assembly will benefit from Scott’s business background,” said Senator Lazich. Senator Lazich’s support builds on Allen’s growing community recognition and […]

Killing redistricting reform Lazich right to let reform bill die Waukesha Freeman September 26, 2013 Page A6 Opinion The latest outrage du jour is the refusal by state Sen. Mary Lazich to schedule a public hearing on a bill that would take legislative redistricting out of the hands of legislators. Try not to be shocked […]

Fewer crackpots, please  Right needs converts, not conspiracy theories Waukesha Freeman 11/29/12 Page A8 I am the skeptic in my family, and it serves me pretty well. While my family gathers around the television on Sunday nights to watch “Finding Bigfoot,” I’m usually asking the tough questions. “Why aren’t there Bigfoot skeletons? Or even a […]

Tim McCumber, the Town Administrator & Clerk-Treasurer in the town of Merrimac, asked on Facebook, “What should concern me most? The fact residents called the town hall and called me names for not opening the polls last Tuesday or the fact they didn’t know they don’t live in a recall district.” By the way, I’m really […]

For all of the Democrats’ hopes of flipping three Republican State Senators, it looks increasingly unlikely. On the other hand, State Senator Dale Schultz may be completed isolated with his Hamlet routine concerning the governor’s budget repair bill. From Greg Sargent at the Washington Post: Here’s a pretty good indicator of just how resistant Republicans […]

State Senator Mary Lazich’s staffer, Journal Sentinel blogger, and WISN fill-in Kevin Fischer goes off the deep end. At least he used a good picture. I could have a contest to determine what is the point of his blog post, but I’m betting it would be a contest without winners. I’m guessing one of three […]