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Lawmakers have been considering an infrastructure deal about half that size, left on the table last year.
Governor seeks a Twin Cities metro sales tax increase and new capital gains, cannabis and payroll taxes.
The DFL governor rolled out a $65 billion budget Tuesday, including checks and some Social Security tax breaks.
The governor debuted his safety, health and housing plans Monday.
Legislators consider changing the order names are listed in partisan races.
Walz pitched his economic development plans for the next budget Thursday.
State spending on roads, bridges and buildings hasn't kept pace with needs.
Gov. Tim Walz proposal — including a new Department of Children, Youth, and Families — is a $5.2 billion piece of his two-year budget that will be fully revealed next week.
The governor has said he wants to end child poverty.
The $1.7 billion voucher program is one of many housing proposals brewing this session.