March 2, 2011 In Wisconsin, Republican and Democratic lawmakers met in an effort to try and end their stalemate. Two Democratic lawmakers met secretly with the GOP state senate leader on Monday but there appeared to be no big breakthrough.
February 24, 2011 A Thursday Feb. 24, 2011 roundup of highlights from state budget battles.
February 23, 2011 Some updates from the state budget battles around the nation as of Feb. 23, 2011 midday. Wisconsin's general assembly continued work on the controversial budget repair bill. In Indiana, Democrats appeared to win a victory with the death of an anti-union right-to-work bill.