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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Minnesota citizens will have more space and senators less space when a $273 million state Capitol renovation project is completed two years from now.
Minnesota nursing home workers can earn more money at Fleet Farm, Dairy Queen and a sugar beet processing plant than helping the elderly, nursing home administrators across the state complain.
A Minnesota state department has not followed a law to notify meatpacking plants and workers about protections the state provides.
ST. PAUL -- Hank Marotske's mother allowed her children one meal a week. "That pot of whatever she cooked had to last a week," he said. When the food ran...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area's average pay,...
Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area's average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say.
A pair of greater Minnesota organizations seeks more than half of an expected $1 billion state budget surplus for their priorities.
Minnesotans lost their ability to protect livestock and pets when a federal court ordered wolves to return to the endangered species list, a Minnesota House committee heard Tuesday.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers look longingly at North Dakota, or more accurately wish they had oil income the state to the west enjoys. Now, Steven Elbow of The Capital...
Rural Minnesota has some striking differences with Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also some surprising similarities.