Expecting to see the end of the COVID-19 pandemic on the horizon, Gov. Charlie Baker has submitted a budget plan to the Legislature that includes a $700 million tax break for many Bay Staters, including pensioners, families, and the state’s 200,000 lowest-earning workers.

But Baker’s tax cut plan will increasingly share the headlines with a ballot question to raise $1.3 billion in taxes on annual incomes over $1 million.

Jackson Ripley is a reporter with the Boston University Statehouse Program.