The final version of Wisconsin’s two-year state budget includes $3.4 million in tax cuts. Republicans on the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee say the cuts will mean about $1,200 in savings for the typical family through income tax and property tax reductions. A tax that businesses pay on items like furniture and machinery is being eliminated. Republicans say they will fund two-thirds of state public school costs, saying that will ensure the schools get $2.6 billion in federal coronavirus relief money.

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