Says he "had to impose tougher cost controls on state employees than" any previous Wisconsin governor.
"It’s illegal for a state to say we’re simply going to cut off (union contract) negotiations. There’s a legal requirement that you are involved in good faith bargaining."
Wisconsin’s projected state budget shortfall is now as low as $1.5 billion
About 1 in 10 public school teachers in Wisconsin would have been laid off without federal stimulus funds.
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