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House votes down flood prevention funding

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota representatives rejected spending $46.7 million to prevent floods.

The early Saturday vote resulted in 76 representatives for the bill and 57 against; it needed 81 to pass. But the bill's sponsor said he expects an even larger public works bill, including more than just flood projects, to be considered in a likely special legislative session.

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