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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The American Petroleum Institute has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to block some rules that recently were unveiled by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators debated election legislation Monday like they debate issues during campaigns: dividing along party lines. The Democrat-controlled Senate approved 39-28 a bill to allow mail balloting...
ST. PAUL -- It was a bizarre moment on the Minnesota House floor, a place more often home to boring hours of policy minutiae and occasional political drama. Rep. Ron...
Minnesota legislators have spent hours debating the future of MNsure and MinnesotaCare, but remain far from a compromise needed to end the 2015 legislative session.
Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted Thursday to outlaw them.
The Minnesota turkey and chicken industry has received its first good news since an avian flu outbreak began March 5, and there’s a new idea, too, on how the virus may be spreading.
A North Dakota oil train derailment reinforces the fact that Minnesota legislators have a week and a half left in their 2015 session but have not settled on what they would do to improve rail safety.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza...
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House Wednesday night approved the first installment of funding to fight bird flu that is killing poultry across the state in a vote that paves...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. "A preemptive strike is needed," Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke said Monday as mayors from across...