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BRIEFS: Move afoot to sunset parts of government


ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state boards, commissions and even entire agencies could begin disappearing if legislators agree to bills making their way through the Legislature.

The House State Government Finance Committee approved one bill Tuesday and considered a second to create a "sunset commission" charged with the job of determining whether parts of state government deserve to continue.

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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.