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.
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ST. PAUL – The Minnesota State Lottery’s Internet ticket sales either are the wave of the future or will devastate families, a state House committee heard Thursday before approving a...
Equalizing women’s pay and public works bill still on the table
It will reach $9.50 an hour for many workers by 2016
Nearly $4 billion was requested for public works projects throughout state
There’s much more going on than simple yes or no votes
ST. PAUL — Fighting synthetic drugs is a popular topic among Minnesota legislators. Rep. Erik Simonson, D-Duluth, presented his bill to crack down on the dangerous chemicals to the House...
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans entitled to share in $49 million of new individual income tax breaks should wait until April 3 to file tax returns, state revenue officials say. “It...
ST. PAUL — A federal judge’s pressure on Minnesota officials to change how the state deals with sex offenders does not appear to be producing results. Governor Mark Dayton said...
ST. PAUL — Minnesota students would be guaranteed school lunches if senators agree with a House vote. By 130-0, representatives last Thursday approved pumping $3.5 million into the school lunch...
7-year-old girl has seizure while mom testifies in favor of bill