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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7-year-old girl has seizure while mom testifies in favor of bill
ST. PAUL — Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state Legislature launched its 2014 session...
ST. PAUL — A federal judge is putting pressure on the Minnesota Legislature to change how the state deals with some sex offenders. Last Thursday, five days before the Minnesota...
ST. PAUL — Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature’s transportation finance chairman said...
ST. PAUL — Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and a state lawmaker also questioned whether state officials are doing a good job of managing...
WASHINGTON — A pipeline company promises it will ship more propane to the Midwest and Northeast. The action comes after the Obama administration responded to dozens of lawmakers and governors...
About 120,000 more households will qualify
Transportation woes, rising exports caused shortage
Effort is under way to save bees from pesticides
Dwindling supplies push prices to record levels