Walker issues notices to state unions of the possibility of laying off 1,500 state employees beginning early April if the Senate Democrats do not return to constitute a quorum to vote on the budget repair bill. He continues to refuse to compromise on his bill:
I can’t take any of that off the table. We cannot tear apart this budget. We cannot put this burden on local governments. But if there are other ways they are willing to work with us to find a pathway back, I think that’s what the people want.