Outdoors, arts amendment backers declare victory
OUTDOORS, ARTS FUNDING AMENDMENT
ST. PAUL -- Supporters of a proposal to raise taxes to fund outdoors and arts programs celebrated victory early this morning.
With more than 83 percent of precincts reporting, 58 percent of Minnesota's voters had supported a constitutional amendment to raise the state sales tax 0.375 percent to fund outdoors and arts programs.
Unofficial vote totals were 1,304,719 to 924,619.
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