Wisconsin legislature approves budget for temporary employees
Wisconsin's Joint Finance Committee has established a budget that adds 18 positions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, positions that will be two- or four-year project positions rather than permanent positions. This is less than the 36-40 positions requested. The budget does include $4.4 million for an upgrade to the Department's new license application processing software.
On CLEAR's podcast, Dan Hereth, the agency's new secretary, talks about the impact that technology improvements have had on service to Wisconsin citizens.