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.
Tribal revenue from gaming in
Under state law, the LAB is required to conduct a performance evaluation of the state Division of Gaming every two years. The Division oversees the gaming operations of tribes that have negotiated compacts with the state.
During 2009, tribal gaming profits, or revenue in excess of expenses, totaled $543.4 million, a decrease of $56.1 million from 2007, or 9.4 percent.
The LAB reviewed financial and compliance audits conducted by the Division of Gaming to ensure the 11 tribes that operate 27 casinos in
The LAB suggested the expenditures pertaining to the Division’s full-time legal counsel be monitored closely to ensure they are reasonable and necessary. The
The LAB noted the closing of the
The Division licenses charitable organizations that conduct bingo and raffles, and it registers crane games. From fiscal year 2006-07 through fiscal year 2008-09, state revenue from bingo totaled $1.5 million, state revenue from raffle license fees totaled $634,100, and state revenue from crane game registration fees totaled $49,100.
You can read the entire LAB report here.