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 Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) is seeking comments about a statewide broadband plan. Here is a link to the State Broadband Plan and Wisconsin’s Playbook for Broadband Progress: http://www.link.wisconsin.gov/lwi/default.aspx?page=56&bhcp=1.
The Playbook is built around four initiatives:
- Creating broadband provider incentives to invest in Wisconsin.
- Reducing barriers to broadband investment.
- Leveraging federal and state dollars.
- Education, awareness, and personnel to support broadband development in Wisconsin communities.
Comments on the draft Playbook may be submitted in several ways:
- Comments may be emailed to PSCBroadbandComments@wisconsin.gov.
- Comments may be filed at the PSC's website at http://psc.wi.gov, by clicking on the words, Public Comments, and choosing the Wisconsin's Broadband Playbook: File a Comment link.
- Comments may also be mailed to Wisconsin's Broadband Playbook Comments, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7854, Madison, WI, 53707-7854.
Comments on the draft Playbook are due noon August 31, 2012.