The DOC Career Ladder Funding Request Moves Forward to Executive Approprioations Committee

On Tuesday February 14, 2017 the Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee met to prioritize their funding requests. The committee voted that their number 1 budget priority was funding the ongoing $5,854,200 to establish a career ladder for the Certified Officers at the Department of Corrections.

The Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee’s priorities will be presented to the Executive Appropriations Committee Thursday February 16th starting at 4:10pm for further consideration.

UPEA has continued to meet with legislators and other stakeholders to advocate the association’s full support of the career ladder. 

Please call Christy Cushing, UPEA’s Field Services Manager (801) 264-8732 ext. 218 or email christy@upea.net if you have any specific questions or comments.

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