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Minnesota Public Radio's daily update about Minnesota politics.



Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:37:47 -0500

Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:37:47 -0500

Copyright: 2016, Minnesota Public Radio
 



Undecided voters react to debate; talks resume in the nurses' strike

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The first presidential debate and undecided voters; talks resume in the nursing strike


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160927_64.mp3




Early voting starts; Democrats target Hann; still no answers on St. Cloud

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Democrats target the state Senate Republican leader for defeat; still more questions than answers on the St. Cloud attack


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160923_64.mp3




The campaign for control of the Legislature; plastic fibers a concern in Mississippi River

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The race for control of the Legislature shifts into high gear; plastic pollutes the Mississippi River


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160922_64.mp3




A rally in St. Cloud for unity; the debate over a $15 per hour minimum wage

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

People in St. Cloud rally for unity; the debate over a 15 dollar an hour minimum wage


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160921_64.mp3




Can men who plotted to join ISIS be reformed?; Mills and Nolan debate

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A key step in sentencing men who plotted to join ISIS; Rick Nolan and Stewart Mills debate the issues


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160920_64.mp3




Attack in St. Cloud being investigated as possible act of terrorism

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Nine people are injured in a knife attack at a St. Cloud mall that is being investigated as an act of terrorism


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160919_64.mp3




Candidates get tripped up be embarrassing information; Minneapolis police to track race and gender in traffic stop

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Some legislative candidates have been tripped up by their past; Minneapolis police will track race and gender on traffic stops


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160916_64.mp3




Earnings gap persists; party chairs relitigate Trump on the ballot

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

People of color in Minnesota still lag in earnings; some Cambodian people in Minnesota fight deportation


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160915_64.mp3




Tim Kaine makes a fundraising visit; nurses strike continues

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Hillary Clintonrs running mate drops into the state; the Allina nurses strike shows no sign of ending


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160914_64.mp3




Supreme Court dismisses DFL challenge to Trump on ballot

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Trump stays on the ballot; Tim Kaine comes to Minnesota; Duluth city council rejects PolyMet measure


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160913_64.mp3




Early voting begins this month; some rural Minnesotans say economy is improving

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Early voting begins this month; a survey of rural Minnesotans on the economy


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160912_64.mp3




Proposed health insurance rates spike; Sandpiper pipeline project scrapped

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Health insurance rates on the individual market spike; Sandpiper oil pipeline will not be built


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160902_64.mp3




A stopgap funding plan for Southwest Light Rail Transit; TV ads are main weapon in Mills-Nolan rematch

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The Supreme Court says no ballot measures for Minneapolis; the Mills-Nolan congressional race is playing on a TV screen near you


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/09/policast_20160901_64.mp3




The state supreme court considers Minneapolis ballot questions; the secretary of state says election system is safe

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The state supreme court considers Minneapolis ballot questions; the secretary of state says election system is safe


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160831_64.mp3




Not enough candidates to go around

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Some races on the ballot this fall are missing one thing: candidates


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160830_64.mp3




Two legislative races could lose candidates; the new Vikings stadium does another trial run

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A pair of legislative races could lose candidates; a trial run for the new Vikings stadium


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160829_64.mp3




New plan for Southwest LRT; Dayton issues order on pollinators

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A new funding plan for Southwest LRT; Dayton issues order on pollinators; politics and the State Fair


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160826_64.mp3




Dayton looks for options on Southwest LRT; Dave Hughes takes on Collin Peterson in the 7th

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Gov. Dayton looks for ways to save the Southwest LRT project; a chat with the Republican running for congress in the 7th District


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160825_64.mp3




Another hurdle for $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis; St. Paul police in schools

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minneapolis appeals a judge's ruling that put a $15 minimum wage question on the ballot; St. Paul spells out how police will work in schools


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160824_64.mp3




Voters look at third party candidates for president; judge says minimum wage must be on Minneapolis ballot

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A judge says Minneapolis must allow voters to decide the minimum wage issue; voters looking for third party alternative for president


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160823_64.mp3




Trump to raise money in Minneapolis; no special session

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Donald Trump comes to Minnesota to raise money; there will be no special session this year


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160819_64.mp3




3rd District candidates debate; leaders to meet again on special session

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The candidates for Congress in the 3rd District debate the issues and Donald Trump; one last try for a special session


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160818_64.mp3




Green Party presidential candidate visits Minnesota; the State Fair increases security

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein sits down for an interview; the State Fair will increase security


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160817_64.mp3




Capitol art; Neighborhoods Organizing for Change

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Moving controversial art in the Capitol; Neighborhoods Organizing for Change flexes its political muscle


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160816_64.mp3




State auditor loses business; a look back at Phyllis Kahn's career

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The state auditor loses business; Phyllis Kahn prepares to wrap up a career in the Legislature


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160812_64.mp3




Primary election results

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Omar defeats Kahn, four incumbent legislators are ousted; Jason Lewis wins in the 2nd


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160810_64.mp3




Kurt Daudt faces a primary challenge from Alan Duff

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

House Speaker Kurt Daudt faces a primary challenge; unexpected construction at the Capitol complex


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160808_64.mp3




Farmers wary of Trump and Clinton; Federal Reserve president visits north Minneapolis

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minnesota farmers aren't crazy about either presidential candidate; the head of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank goes to north Minneapolis


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160804_64.mp3




The number of veterans without homes drops in Minnesota

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The number of homeless veterans is dropping; police and community members meet on National Night Out


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160803_64.mp3




Primary races in the 2nd Congressional District and a Minneapolis House district

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500

More meetings, still no deal on special session; Republicans face off to run in the 2nd; Phyllis Kahn faces two DFL challengers


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/08/policast_20160802_64.mp3




The Democrats wrap up their convention

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Now that the national conventions are over, what will the candidates at the top of the ticket mean for races down the ballot?


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160729_64.mp3




Obama ties his legacy to Clinton; state student test scores flat

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Hillary Clinton prepares to accept the Democratic nomination; student test scores remain flat


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160728_64.mp3




A look at the second night of the Democratic National Convention

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Bill Clinton and Amy Klobuchar speak at the Democratic convention; Al Franken is a popular speaker in Philadelphia


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160727_64.mp3




A wrapup of the first day of the Democratic National Convention

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Michelle Obama brought unity to the convention floor and Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to back Hillary Clinton


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160726_64.mp3




Democrats open national convention

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Amid turmoil and divisions Democrats arrive in Philadelphia to begin their national convention.


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160725_64.mp3




Some Minnesotans in Cleveland want Trump to apologize; others have an eye on 2018

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Some Minnesota Republicans in Cleveland want a more humble Trump; a few have their eyes on 2018; Some in the Dayton administration want a stronger renewable energy standard


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160721_64.mp3




More from Cleveland as Republicans meet

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Democrats try to use Trump against U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen; the man running the convention has Minnesota ties


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160720_64.mp3




An update from the RNC; Hillary Clinton speaks in Minneapolis

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The latest from the Republican National Convention; Hillary Clinton talked about education in Minneapolis


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160719_64.mp3




Wendell Anderson remembered; Minnesota delegates not thrilled with Trump

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Former Gov. Wendell Anderson dies at 83; Many Minnesota Republican delegates are lukewarm on Donald Trump


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160718_64.mp3




Wednesday- Shakeup at campaign finance board; Black state lawmakers face primary challenges

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A reshuffling at the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board in an election year; Democrats have their eye on the 2nd District, and African-American state lawmakers face primary challenges.


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160706_64.mp3




Tuesday- Fossil fuel divestment; Trump's impact in Minnesota

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

On today's edition: Minneapolis police will start carrying body cameras. US.. Bank takes steps to divest from fossil fuels. And some state Republicans worry how a Trump presidential candidacy will affect candidates down the ticket.


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160705_64.mp3




Friday - Medical marijuana; Mille Lacs County dispute

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Medical marijuana one year on; a dispute over law enforcement in Mille Lacs County


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/07/policast_20160701_64.mp3




Thursday - Constitutional amendment; State Fair workers

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A question on the ballot this year isn't getting much attention; the State Fair needs workers


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160630_64.mp3




Wednesday - Dayton makes history with judicial appointment

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Gov. Dayton makes history with a Supreme Court selection; talking about guns in northern Minnesota


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160629_64.mp3




Tuesday - Dayton goes to Croatia; Lynx to White House

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Governor Dayton heads overseas; the Minnesota Lynx head to the White House


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160628_64.mp3




Monday-Nurses' strike over; bumper crop is bad news

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Nurses' strike ends but the underlying dispute is not resolved; a likely bumper crop is bad news for farmers; companies aim for a more sustainable model


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160627_64.mp3




Policast for June 24, 2016

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Blue Cross and Blue Shield shakes up the Minnesota health insurance marketplace


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160624_64.mp3







Policast for June 22, 2016

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A special legislative session is neither alive nor dead; the St. Paul school board dumps its superintendent


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160622_64.mp3




Policast for June 21, 2016

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A storm kills Congressman Tim Walz's brother; the Somali community in the aftermath of a federal terrorism trial


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160621_64.mp3




Policast for June 20, 2016

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Nearly 5,000 Allina nurses go on strike


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160620_64.mp3




Policast for June 17, 2016

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A longtime DFL insider pleads guilty to charges of fraud and theft; thousands listen to evangelical preacher Franklin Graham


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160617_64.mp3




Policast for June 16, 2016

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The St. Paul schools chief may be on the way out; the job market in Minnesota is tight


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160616_64.mp3




Policast for June 15, 2016

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Some legislators are concerned they have little to run on for re-election; St. Cloud mourns the loss of Earl Potter


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160615_64.mp3




Policast for June 14, 2016

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

People in Minnesota consider security and the causes of violence after Orlando; St. Paul has a new police chief


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160614_64.mp3




Policast for June 13, 2016

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minnesotans react to the Orlando shooting; lots of pedestrians were hit by motor vehicles last year in the Twin Cities


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160613_64.mp3




Policast for June 10, 2016

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A look at the call for a nurses' strike; one school district where students have a big voice


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160610_64.mp3




Policast for June 9, 2016

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Mass transit funding is still a sticking point for a special session; no charges in another officer involved shooting


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160609_64.mp3




Policast for June 6, 2016

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Finger pointing at the Capitol, lead in water at schools


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160608_64.mp3







Policast for June 6, 2016

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Still no deal at the Capitol on a tax bill; state Democrats are urged to unite against Donald Trump


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160606_64.mp3




Policast for June 3, 2016

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Some answers about how Prince died; trying to save Minnesota moose


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160603_64.mp3




Policast for June 2, 2016

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Gov. Dayton lays out conditions for a special session; no civil rights charges in the Jamar Clark shooting


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160602_64.mp3




Policast for June 1, 2016

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The ISIS trial nears a close; the latest flashpoint in the fight over copper nickel mining


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/06/policast_20160601_64.mp3




Policast for May 31, 2016

Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Gov. Dayton is expected to act this week on bills passed in the final hours of the session; university researchers try to make milk production more energy efficient


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160531_64.mp3




Policast for May 25, 2016

Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minneapolis schools pick a new leader; a window closes on child sexual abuse lawsuits


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160525_64.mp3




Policast for May 24, 2016

Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

More fallout from the end of the legislative session; Minneapolis schools get ready to pick a new leader


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160524_64.mp3




Policast for May 23, 2016

Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

What did and didn't happen at the Capitol, and state Republicans line up behind Donald Trump


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160523_64.mp3




Policast for May 20, 2016

Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Still no breakthrough headed into the last weekend at the Capitol; the latest from the terrorism trial in Minneapolis


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160520_64.mp3




Policast for May 19, 2016

Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Time is running out at the Capitol and there's a lot yet to be done; Minneapolis takes testimony on mandatory paid sick leave


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160519_64.mp3




Policast for May 18, 2016

Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Slight movement at the Capitol on transportation; why do so few American Indian students graduate from Minnesota high schools?


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160518_64.mp3




Policast for May 17, 2016

Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Gov. Dayton makes an offer on transportation; the Legislature acts on crime and drugs


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160517_64.mp3




Policast for May 16, 2016

Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minnesota's water quality is eroding; the new University of Minnesota athletic director has a lot on his plate


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160516_64.mp3




Policast for May 13, 2016

Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Sunday liquor sales fail again at the Capitol; crime and justice in the Twin Cities


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160513_64.mp3




Policast for May 12, 2016

Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A new boss for University of Minnesota athletics; time is running out on a deadline for Southwest LRT money; lawmakers inch toward an agreement on REAL ID


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160512_64.mp3




Policast for May 11, 2016

Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

New developments on the Prince investigation as the Legislature rushes to pass a law to protect his heirs


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160511_64.mp3







Policast for May 9, 2016

Mon, 09 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A terrorism trial begins in Minneapolis; Jason Lewis wins the Republican endorsement in the 2nd District


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160509_64.mp3




Policast for May 6, 2016

Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The bonding bill fails in the Senate by one vote; more questions about Mesabi Academy


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160506_64.mp3




Policast for May 5, 2016

Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minnesota Republicans and Donald Trump; one teenager's struggle to graduate


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160505_64.mp3




Policast for May 4, 2016

Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Minnesota feels a labor shortage; the fight over MNsure will continue until the election


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160504_64.mp3




Policast for May 3, 2016

Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Details of Senate Democrats' $1.5 billion bonding proposal; the debate over school support services


Media Files:
http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160503_64.mp3




Policast for May 2, 2016

Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Senate Democrats want a $1.5 billion bonding bill; lawmakers struggle with rules for police body cameras


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/05/policast_20160502_64.mp3




Policast for April 29, 2016

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The House and Senate set up their positions for going into budget negotiations.


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160429_64.mp3




Policast for April 28, 2016

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A TSA manager says his supervisor told him to profile Somalis at the Twin Cities airport; the House passes a jobs budget bill


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160428_64.mp3




Policast for April 27, 2016

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Lawmakers talk about stricter gun laws but take no action.


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160427_64.mp3




Policast for April 26, 2016

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The House passes an education bill; still no agreement on Real ID


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160426_64.mp3




Policast for April 25, 2016

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Lawmakers try to lure a mystery business to the Iron Range


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160425_64.mp3




Policast for April 21, 2016

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

State officials want more money to protect computers from hackers


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160421_64.mp3




Policast for April 20, 2016

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Chris Coleman says racial equity is a major issue facing St. Paul; is school hard enough?


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160420_64.mp3




Policast for April 19, 2016

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

One school district could be a model for school discipline; putting a price tag on pollution


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160419_64.mp3




Policast for April 18, 2016

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

State Sen. Terri Bonoff, DFL- Minnetonka, launches a campaign for Congress against Republican Erik Paulsen; a rematch in the 8th Congressional District


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160418_64.mp3




Policast for April 15, 2015

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A quick wrap up of some big stories from around the state


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160415_64.mp3




Policast for April 14, 2016

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Three competing budget road maps are now on the table at the Capitol; one big sticking point is rural broadband expansion


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160414_64.mp3




Policast for April 13, 2016

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A House committee debates limiting access to restrooms; a panel votes to pay people who were wrongly convicted


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160413_64.mp3




Policast for April 7, 2016

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Donald Trump supporters in Minnesota stand by their man; Gov. Dayton makes a push for upgrading two state-run hospitals.


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160407_64.mp3




Policast for April 6, 2016

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

House Republicans want to cut taxes on Social Security income; enrollment drops at MnSCU


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160406_64.mp3




Policast for April 5, 2016

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

A call for a new investigation of the Jamar Clark shooting; the debate over too big to fail


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160405_64.mp3




Policast for April 4, 2016

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Tuesday's Wisconsin primary is seen as a big opportunity by some Republicans to prevent Donald Trump from winning the GOP nomination


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160404_64.mp3




Policast for April 1, 2016

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The soccer stadium bill gets its first hearing at the Capitol; the federal investigation of the Jamar Clark shooting continues


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http://play.publicradio.org/default/d/podcast/minnesota/podcasts/policast/2016/04/policast_20160401_64.mp3