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ST. PAUL - A plan dedicating funding to outdoors and arts programs came to a screeching halt in a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday while it got a start in the House.


The mixed message left in question the future of the bill amending the state Constitution to raise the state sales tax 0.375 percent for outdoors, clean-water and arts programs.

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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.