Lack of overtime pay for Department of Corrections workers, including the 1,040 full time employees work at the two medium-security prisons, two minimum-security correctional facilities and the juvenile institution in Racine County.
Grants for a "clean sweep" waste collection project in the Town of Rochester.
A project to reduce infant mortality countywide.
Funding for the Cops 'n Kids reading program in Racine.
No increase in road aids for towns and increase in youth and court aids for the county could increase local property taxes.
Funding for commuter rail to Racine is on hold.
Two new buildings on the UW-Parkside campus are on hold.
No expansion of drug treatment programs for inmates, making it more likely some will commit more crimes.
No funding for GPS tracking of child sex offenders.
October 4, 2007
Lehman: Public safety jeopardized if no state budget
State Sen. John Lehman, D-Racine, sent out a press release today listing local projects on hold, or in danger, if a new state budget isn't passed. Wisconsin is the last state in the nation to not have a budget for next year. Here's Lehman's list: