Officials deny national report that Wisconsin's budget is in dire straits
State officials deny that Wisconsin's budget is in dire straits. And they take issue with a report from yesterday that Wisconsin and Illinois share the nation's ninth-worst budget crisis.
The Pew Center on the States said Wisconsin is just as bad off as California, which is on the brink of insolvency.
The report said Wisconsinites can expect even fewer social services, higher college tuition, and more state employee furloughs at the very least.
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