Wis. governor urges runaway lawmakers to return Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called for
runaway Democratic lawmakers to return to the state by Tuesday and
vote on his bill that would end most collective bargaining rights
for public employees or else the state stood to lose out on a
refinancing plan that would save 1,500 employees their jobs.4:44 p.m.
Lower budget shortfall; same political divide The smaller deficit prompted DFL Gov. Mark Dayton to back off one of his proposed tax increases, but there's still a wide divide between Dayton and Republican legislative leaders over how best to erase the remaining red ink.5:16 p.m.