Grant: $182,433,162 - Office of Elementary and Secondary Education - May. 26, 2009
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Award Description: Government Services Fund - for public safety and other governmental service, which may include assistance for elementary and secondary education and public institutions of higher education and for modernization, renovation, or repair of public school facilities and institutions of higher education facilities, including modernization, renovation and repairs that are consistent with a recognized green building rating.
Project Description: To support public safety programs in Washington and protect jobs by helping pay for 2,996 custody staff positions in prisons. Receipt of these funds allowed Washington State to avoid making reductions to programs designed to reduce recidivism and other actions, such as deeper workforce reductions throughout state government, that might be necessary without the additional federal funding.
Jobs Summary: Correctional custody, Officers 1 and 2, Sergeants, Lieutenants, Captains, provide a positive role model for offenders by working to ensure the safety and security of the correctional institutions, offenders, staff and the public. FTEs are based on statewide accounting/payroll information. These jobs represent the service and workforce reductions throughout state government that would have likely occurred without the Recovery Act funding. (Total jobs reported: 2,996)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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