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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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota representatives approved a pair of public works funding bills spending more than $1 billion early today as lawmakers head toward what they hope is adjournment for...
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...
Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year at noon Tuesday.
The person most discussed as Gov. Mark Dayton's running mate says she is not interested.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Patrol closed southbound Interstate 35 near Forest Lake, Minn., this morning as up to 30 cars spun out or were involved in crashes during...
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon tossed out a lawsuit challenging the financing of a new Vikings stadium, averting a situation that Gov. Mark Dayton said could...
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday...
A late central Minnesota woman’s wish for safer homes comes true in 2014.
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake this month as property taxes statewide appeared to be headed up.
The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than a half foot in places by Wednesday morning.