Legacy Amendment

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Outreach Helps Minnesota State Park Visits Grow

Despite a record wettest June that kept Minnesotans hunkered down at home, state figures show that more people than ever are getting outdoors to take advantage of Minnesota’s state parks. Officials with the Department of Natural Resources credit the revenue stream from the Legacy Amendment sales tax increase.


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$11M Deal Protects 2K Acres On Mississippi River

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Conservationists have closed on an $11 million deal to protect nearly 2,000 acres of land along the Mississippi River northeast of Brainerd. The project used $11 million of state Legacy Amendment […]


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Legacy Amendment Spending Hard To Track

Two years after Minnesotans approved a three-eighths-cent sales tax to preserve their lakes, parks and cultural heritage, the public still can’t easily track where the money from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment is going.


Largest Land Conservation Deal Signed

State officials signed closing papers Thursday on the largest land conservation project in recent Minnesota history.