The latest news from the state Legislature in St. Paul.

Walz proposes nearly $750 million increase in education spending
Gov. Tim Walz wants to increase spending for preschools through high schools by $733 million over the next two years. Walz released his budget plan Tuesday. It includes $523 million increase to the general per-pupil formula and $77 million to help offset rising special education costs over the next biennium. Read more