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Rep. Mindy Greiling of Roseville and Sen. LeRoy Stumpf of Plummer, the legislative education finance leaders, announce Tuesday afternoon they will host a meeting early next week in an attempt to work out an agreement to pass education reforms that could lead to more federal money for Minnesota. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Minnesota lawmakers look into outdoors funding

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ST. PAUL -- Seventy-three outdoors projects ranging from producing geologic atlases to restoring wetlands to getting urban children outside would get funds under bills Minnesota senators considered Tuesday.


The two measures, from citizen-legislator committee recommendations, would spend $85 million. Similar bills are making their way through the House process as well.

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