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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.

Time is running out to apply for flood assistance

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The deadline is fast approaching to apply for flood recovery assistance from the federal government. If you want to apply to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for assistance for damages from June flooding, the deadline is September 15, 2008.

You can apply online here or call FEMA's toll free line at (800) 621-FEMA.

Just under 38,500 Wisconsin registrants have applied for help from FEMA. The agency has provided over $48 million to Wisconsin residents and households and about $29 million in loans to small businesses has also been approved.

Calling all Veterans

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The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs is holding a meeting this week at Fort McCoy to provide information on the various benefits and services available to our fine Veterans. It’s called the Supermarket of Veterans Benefits, and takes place Friday, September 5.

Here are the details.  

Fall is just around the corner

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The calendar says we still officially have about two weeks of summer left. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) says the changing color of leaves will begin in some areas, can you believe it, next week.

Reminder: Today is deadline to apply for flood assistance


If you want to apply to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for assistance for damages from June flooding, the deadline is today, September 15.

You can apply online here or call FEMA's toll free line at (800) 621-FEMA.

State help for job seekers

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The state of Wisconsin has an online job center to assist the unemployed find work. The website operated by the state Department of Workforce Development features county-by-county job listings, job fair postings, and assistance for creating quality resumes. For employers, the website has a search feature to help them find applicants qualified for their open positions.

You can visit the website here.

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