Star Tribune's Dennis Anderson: Enviro Trust Fund raid is 'contrary to what Minnesota voters approved'

by Trevor Russell

FMR and the Star Tribune's Dennis Anderson agree: Raiding Minnesota's Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund to service the debt on bonding projects is appalling.

Said Anderson, who opined on the issue from a sportsman's perspective: "In an unprecedented move and contrary to what Minnesota voters approved when they voted for the lottery, legislators this session cooked up a plan for the ENRTF to pay obligations on bonds the state will issue..."

Check out his column, "Minnesota's Republican leaders have outdoors fund headed in wrong direction." 

Or learn more from this FMR legislative updates blog post.