​Minnesota Lawmakers Adjourn After Passing Budget In Special Session

​Minnesota Lawmakers Adjourn After Passing Budget In Special Session Click to Enlarge

(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota lawmakers are done for the year after needing legislative overtime to pass a 48-billion-dollar budget. The special session wrapped up Saturday morning after Republicans and Democrats worked out an agreement over the previous days. Public schools will be an increase in funding while a proposed gas tax hike didn't get through.

Small Tax Cut Passed By MN Lawmakers

One of the income tax rates will fall after action by state lawmakers. The second-tier income tax rate was lowered from the current seven-point-zero-five percent rate to six-point-eight percent. The tax cut was included as part of a bill that makes the state tax code similar to the federal code.

Lawmakers return to the Capitol on February 11th, 2020.

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