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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Debate over issue began with Sjodin kidnapping By Don Davis Forum News Service A federal judge says sex offenders have rights, too, and recently told state officials to either make...
Legislature approves $23M for programs, $27M for testing
More than $800M is left unspent
A state budget deal is all done except for a few details, the chief negotiators said Monday, making a special session for lawmakers to complete their work possible as early...
Minnesota lawmakers could debate issues ranging from education to private accountants in a special session this spring or summer. It has been apparent for days that legislators will be summoned...
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
Future of MinnesotaCare is still up in the air
State’s water quality varies from good to posing risks
Bill would increase funding for dentists in rural areas
A week of intense criticism about lack of broadband funding in a House funding bill ended April 17 with $8 million being set aside for high-speed Internet development. It’s a...