Lawmakers are seeking more funding for flood prevention
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans are fighting floodwaters along the Red River and elsewhere while their lawmakers are fighting about the cost of preventing prevent future floods.
The fight spilled over into other areas, too, as House leaders Monday introduced a smaller public works bill than senators passed this month.
Rep. Alice Hausman, chairwoman of the House public works funding committee, said the proposal "is a taking-care-of-basics bill."
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