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Minnesota Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria asks a question during a committee meeting funding several state programs. (Photo by Don Davis, Forum News Service)

Water is key part of outdoors measure

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ST. PAUL -- Water plays a critical role in economic development and environmental concerns, but Minnesota lawmakers do not agree on how potential water shortages should be addressed.


A bill in the House concentrates on Minnesota's dwindling aquifer.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.