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BOY SCOUT BLOG Timeless Values - Duty, Honor and the Boy Scout Tradtion
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Studying the Minnesota film industry, funding public television and conducting water quality studies are a few ways lawmakers propose spending some of the nearly $300 million from the state’s legacy fund next year.
Danielle Killey, Forum New Service
, April 17, 2013
Have you been out fishing or hiking this summer and noticed that shorelines around your favorite lake have more plants? Or, as you are biking or driving around town, have you seen new rain gardens being installed?
Appropriation of legacy funds was unanimously approved by the Senate Thursday in the form of a bill carried by Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria.
The bill would commit $5.5 million for Asian carp barriers and $1.8 million for a University of Minnesota aquatic invasive species research center, among funds for a number of other projects and programs.
Danielle Nordine, Echo Press State Capitol Bureau
, March 28, 2012
It is tempting to use newly available sales tax money to help plug a nearly $1 billion state budget deficit, but arts and outdoors groups who are getting the money say legislators and Gov. Tim Pawlenty are trying to play by the rules.
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