July 5, 2013: Lions from across the state came to Madison as Governor Walker signed Senate Bill 11, a bill I authored to adjust the funds held by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the initial costs of producing Lions license plates and the Harley-Davidson license plates.  Improved technology and efficiencies have reduced DOT costs for producing plates. SB 11 allows charitable organizations receiving funds from plate sales to receive their money faster.
July 5, 2013: Waukesha Town Chairman John Marek and Waukesha Town Supervisor Brian Fischer were at the capitol as the governor signed Senate Bill 207 (SB 207) into law. SB 207 was drafted to protect the autonomy of electors residing in towns containing territory designated for incorporation.
On February 15, 2013, I was honored to attend the Muskego State of the City Address and meet with many community members and business leaders.
During Business Day at the Capitol on February 13, 2013, I was honored to receive the 2013 Friend of Housing Award.
Here I am after a meeting with CJ Brown, President/CEO PeoplePower, LLC
On January 21, 2013, Representative Jeff Stone and I were honored to present Joe LoPiparo with a legislative citation in honor him being named the 2013 Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association.
Governor Walker attended the November 8, 2012 organizational meeting of Senate Republican Caucus.
Here I am with my fellow judges for the New Berlin Pie Bake-Off on July 3, 2012
Chaplain Gil Schaefer, Representative Dave Craig, and I at the Muskego National Day of Prayer event on May 3, 2012
Representative Dave Craig and I with the coordinators for Muskego's National Day of Prayer event Larry and Gail Hart.  
Constituents with Molina Healthcare visited the capitol March 14, 2012
Justin Park of Franklin High School and Amy Regner of Whitnall High School are Senate Scholars from the 28th Senate District.
Members of the Waukesha County Business Alliance visited the State Capitol on February 16, 2012.
Steve Magnuson visited the capitol February 15, 2012, representing the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association.
Morgan Segvin of Eleva, Benjamin Magyar of Franklin, Becca Bagniewski, Allison Gage of Muskego, and Brian Guza of Taylor visited my office recently for Wisconsin Career and Technical Service Day.
Senator Lazich visited the New Berlin Goodwill along with Rep. Kluglitsch to shadow Katie Landgraf on Take Your Legislator to Work Day.
Senator Lazich visited the New Berlin Goodwill along with Rep. Kluglitsch to shadow Katie Landgraf on Take Your Legislator to Work Day.
Senator Lazich visited the New Berlin Goodwill along with Rep. Kluglitsch to shadow Katie Landgraf on Take Your Legislator to Work Day.
Waterford's Woodfield Elementary School visited the State Capitol October 19, 2011.

Students from Clarendon Avenue Elementary in Mukwonago testified before the Senate Committee on Education about Senate Bill 100.

Alan Marquardt earned the rank of Eagle Scout February 27, 2011.

Jim Simonson receives his Birch Strum award from Senator Mary Lazich and Deb Schwanz.
Tom Shallow receives his Birch Strum award from Senator Mary Lazich and Deb Schwanz.
Bruce Fraser receives his Birch Strum award from Senator Mary Lazich and Deb Schwanz.
The Waukesha Farm Bureau meets with me during Ag Day at the Capitol, March 11, 2009.
Breast cancer survivors and awareness advocates stopped by my office during their lobby day.
On March 2, 2009, I participated in the Hales Corners Library Dr Seuss – Read Across America program.


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