Lawmakers next week will take up a two-year spending plan that includes tax cuts for wealthy families and business owners but rejects Gov. Scott Walker’s proposals to ease the tax burden on poorer families, under amendments adopted late Wednesday by the Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee.

The Joint Finance Committee approved the package of tax provisions during its last day of work writing the $76 billion 2017-19 state budget, which was due on Walker’s desk more than two months ago.

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