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Capitol notebook: Bill passes to give rare disease publicity

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ST. PAUL -- A bill written to raise awareness of a rare disease that killed a southwest Minnesota boy is headed to the governor.

On the last day of the Legislature's regular session, the Minnesota House voted 129-1 Monday in favor of creating Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week in the third full week of September each year. The Senate already passed the bill.


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Don Davis
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.