Protections for Clean Air and Clean Water:
Illinois would lose about $6.4 million inenvironmental funding to ensure clean water and air quality, as well as prevent pollution frompesticides and hazardous waste. In addition, Illinois could lose another $974,000 in grants for fishand wildlife protection.
In Illinois, approximately 14,000 civilian Department of Defense employeeswould be furloughed, reducing gross pay by around $83.5 million in total.
Army: Base operation funding would be cut by about $19 million in Illinois.
Air Force:Funding for Air Force operations in Illinois would be cut by about $7 million.
Four planned Naval Station Great Lakes demolition projects ($2 million) could be canceledand a scheduled Blue Angels show in Rockford could be canceled.
Law Enforcement and Public Safety Funds for Crime Prevention and Prosecution:
Illinoiswill lose about $587,000 in Justice Assistance Grants that support law enforcement, prosecutionand courts, crime prevention and education, corrections and community corrections, drug treatmentand enforcement, and crime victim and witness initiatives.
Job Search Assistance to Help those in Illinois find Employment and Training:
Illinois willlose about $1.4 million in funding for job search assistance, referral, and placement, meaningaround 50,780 fewer people will get the help and skills they need to find employment.
Up to 1,100 disadvantaged and vulnerable children could lose access to child care,which is also essential for working parents to hold down a job.
Vaccines for Children:
In Illinois around 5,230 fewer children will receive vaccines for diseasessuch as measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, whooping cough, influenza, and Hepatitis B due toreduced funding for vaccinations of about $357,000.
Illinois will lose approximately $968,000 in funds to help upgrade its ability torespond to public health threats including infectious diseases, natural disasters, and biological,chemical, nuclear, and radiological events. In addition, Illinois will lose about $3.5 million ingrants to help prevent and treat substance abuse, resulting in around 3,900 fewer admissions tosubstance abuse programs.And the Illinois State Department of Public Health will lose about$186,000 resulting in around 4,600 fewer HIV tests.
STOP Violence Against Women Program:
Illinois could lose up to $273,000 in funds thatprovide services to victims of domestic violence, resulting in up to 1,000 fewer victims beingserved.
Nutrition Assistance for Seniors
: Illinois would lose approximately $764,000 in funds thatprovide meals for seniors.