Sunday, May 01, 2011

Faces of the Budget Repair Bill

Leah Lipska with her husband, Mickey, and their children Phoenix, 6, right, and Orion, 4, says it was two years ago that her Department of Corrections pay increased enough so she became ineligible for a federal nutrition program. She is pregnant with a third child. Photographed at the family's home in Mt. Horeb, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, March 16, 2011.

Leah Lipska holds a set of pins at her home in Mt. Horeb, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, March 16, 2011. Lipska, 29, is a Department of Corrections employee affected by the recently passed budget repair bill which ends public sector collective bargaining. She is also president of AFSCME Local 1.
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