Attorney General Keith Ellison joined us this morning for a candid conversation on safety in Minnesota During political upheaval and a pandemic. He addresses what happened last week when rioters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol and he talks about the safety precautions that are in place in the state of Minnesota in the aftermath. He addresses the need for a vigilant balance to be in place to both maintain law and order and public safety but at the same time making sure there is an avenue for protest and freedom.
Senator Tina Smith joins Heidi Holtan and John Bauer on the Thursday Morning Show to talk about the issues of childcare and the lack of availability and affordability in rural Minnesota during the pandemic. Sen. Smith's Child Care is Essential Act passed the House with bipartisan support earlier this summer and now needs to move through the Senate.