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DES MOINES, Iowa — Conservationists, hunters, kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts pushed
Iowa lawmakers on Tuesday to agree on a way to put more money into efforts to improve the environment.
Most of their “Fund the Trust” efforts involved lobbying legislators to finally fund the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. That would mean raising the state’s sales tax 3/8th of a cent, something 63% of Iowa voters approved in 2010.