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New sales tax goes to outdoor uses

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ST. PAUL - The environment and outdoors scored big in an otherwise rough Minnesota legislative session.

A $4.6 billion budget deficit prompted spending cuts to most budget areas, including agencies dealing with the environment. But those budget reductions to ongoing state programs were overshadowed by approval of the first plan for spending constitutionally protected dollars on the outdoors, water cleanup projects and parks.

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