Wisconsin legislature approves budget for temporary employees

Administration, Fees/Budget, Technology,

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.

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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.