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Highlights of Republican-authored Wisconsin state budget

FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, right,...
FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, right, and Majority Leader Jim Steineke, left, speak in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin's Republican Assembly leaders are breaking with President Donald Trump over possibly delaying the Nov. 3, 2020 presidential election. Speaker Vos and Majority Leader Steineke tweeted Thursday, July 30, 2020, that they oppose delaying the election, a date that is enshrined in federal law and would require an act of Congress to change, including agreement from the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives.(AP Photo/Scott Bauer File)
Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 10:01 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget-writing committee has finished its work on the state’s next two-year spending plan, paving the way for the Senate and Assembly to vote on it later this month.

The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee took its final votes on the budget Thursday.

Bolstered by rosier revenue projections, Republicans inserted $3.3 billion in income and local school property tax cuts into the spending plan.

The state would back fill the school’s lost revenue with state aid, ensuring the state spends enough to guarantee $2.6 billion in federal coronavirus aid for its schools.

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