Opinion: Let lawmakers taketh away, not giveth
With two strokes of his pen, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two line items of Legacy Amendment funding — and launched a great debate.
The sales tax authorized by amendment generates $90 million in Outdoor Heritage money a year. Now, who should decide how to spend it: the citizen-led Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, which is charged with recommending projects?
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