Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants state workers to pay more for their pensions and health care, while taking away their unions' collective bargaining power. The governor says he has no choice in order to trim a $3.6 billion deficit. But state workers are livid.
States have launched into their 2011 fiscal year saddled with many of the same state budget problems that they had the year before. Forty-six states have a fiscal year that starts July 1.