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Lawmakers run out of time, fail to pass Legacy bill for arts, clean water, outdoor projects, parks and trails

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ST. PAUL - Time expired on the 2011 Minnesota legislative session before the House could vote on a bill to provide $450 million in sales tax proceeds for arts, clean water, outdoor projects and parks and trails.

After earning quick passage in the Senate Monday afternoon, the House debated the so-called legacy bill heatedly before temporarily voting to send the bill back to negotiators for further work Monday night.

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