Minn Post

Heidi Holtan

A special session of the 2020 MN Legislature is not a surprise – due in large part to a bonding bill that did not get passed and also the unusual circumstances of COVID-19.  But now, with the killing of George Floyd a new agenda for special session by Democrats has emerged.  Minn Post Reporter Walker Orenstein talked with us this morning on KAXE/KBXE. 


Gregg Aamot covers Greater MN for MinnPost and joins us from time to time to talk about his work.  In this conversation he told us about a recent article in MinnPost about LGA funding in the MN Legislative Session 2019.  Local government aid or LGA according to the League of MN Cities 'stabilizes

Peter Callaghan from MinnPost

Peter Callaghan joined us this morning for Making Sausage.  We talked budget stalemate, opioid bill, the Help America Vote Act and what the end of a legislative session. 

Today we talked with Andy Steiner about a collaboration of emergency department and mental health in the Twin Cities - her latest article on Minn Post is: New Set of Emergency Department standards may help identify patients at high risk for suicide

Peter Callaghan from MinnPost

We checked in with Peter Callaghan from Minn Post this morning about where the MN Legislature has been and what they've got left to do.