Wording of the outdoors/arts amendment question

The question
The actual wording of the outdoors/arts referendum question that will be on the ballot in November.
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Here is the question that will appear on the November ballot seeking to amend the state's constitution for outdoors and arts programs.

"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to dedicate funding to protect our drinking water sources; to protect, enhance, and restore our wetlands, prairies, forests, and fish, game, and wildlife habitat; to preserve our arts and cultural heritage; to support our parks and trails; and to protect, enhance, and restore our lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater by increasing the sales and use tax rate beginning July 1, 2009, by three-eighths of one percent on taxable sales until the year 2034?"

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