CHICAGO – Indiana lawmakers were poised Friday to approve a two-year, $30 billion budget that provides $1.1 billion in tax relief over the next four years through a series of tax cuts that includes a 5% drop in the income tax.

Even though the income tax change fell short of the 10% cut he sought, Gov. Mike Pence praised the agreement reached Thursday with legislative leaders completing work on a budget package and paving the way for a Friday vote.

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