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Millions of dollars could go back to airport fundMillions of dollars could go back to airport fund

Millions of dollars could go back to airport fund

Money that was taken away from Minnesota's airport development fund might be returned soon, and that's a move AOPA strongly supports. AOPA member and state Sen. Michael Jungbauer is co-sponsoring a measure before the Senate Finance Committee's Transportation Budget Division that would restore $15 million to the airport development fund that had been transferred into the general fund in fiscal year 2003.

March 10, 2006

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