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Make it clear: Dayton administration wants state law 'spring cleaning'

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ST. PAUL — A Minnesota car owner who wants a massive bright yellow bug deflector with purple polka dots could install one under a provision Gov. Mark Dayton proposes.


Now, state law regulates bug deflectors' size and color.

Dayton also wants to eliminate a law that specifies the size of containers in which fruit is sold and one that requires the state agriculture commissioner to round up any wild boar that gets loose in Minneapolis or St. Paul.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.