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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Al Franken sat with a dozen St. Cloud workforce leaders to accept their thanks for working on a bill they say will help Minnesotans seeking jobs. Mike McFadden answered questions...
Bill would provide up to $100,000 for each year behind bars
Many would be limited to four loans per year
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 — 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 — 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...