Independent political news, information and commentary from the Capitol and the State of Minnesota.

GOP Rep Steve Drazkowski and DFL Sen Matt Schmit Talk Vikings Stadium Redux, Taxes and Gay Marriage

GOP Representative Steve Drazkowski and DFL Senator Mat Schmit sit down with Marty Owings to talk about the latest action on the state budget, higher Ed, bonding, Guns, Gay Marriage and recently passed legislation.

Capitol Conversations is streamed live every Tuesday evening durng the legislative session and is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Two Minute Capitol Update for April 9th, 2013 with Marty Owings

Governor Dayton and the DFL Legislature introduced Bonding Bills in an off year and that has some GOP Law Makers asking why? Vikings Stadium plans seems to be falling apart as electronic pull tab funding is lagging far behind. Attorney General Laurie Swanson is questioning the proposed Sanford Health takeover of Fairview.

Capitol Conversations is streamed live every Tuesday evening durng the legislative session and is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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GOP Rep Kelby Woodard & DFL Rep Paul Marquart On Budgets, Vikings Stadium Redux, Education, Gay Marriage & Small Towns

GOP Representative Kelby Woodard and DFL Representative Paul Marquart sit down with Marty Owings to talk about the latest action on the state budget, Fairview takeover issues, Gay Marriage and Governor Dayton's proposed bonding bill.

Capitol Conversations is streamed live every Tuesday evening durng the legislative session and is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Dan Feidt From OccupyMN On Tar Sands Pipeline Troubles, Collaboration Problems And News From The Front Line

Dan Feidt from Occupy Minnesota sits down with Marty Owings to talk about the latest developments in the Tar Sands pipeline issues including the recent spill in Minnesota. Feidt talks about the challenges of collaboration with other groups even when their objectives seem to be alligned. PLUS - News from the front lines of the Occupy movement.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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GOP Rep Dean Urdahl and DFL Sen John Marty on Budget, Gay Marriage, Legacy Programs And More

GOP Representative Dean Urdahl and Senator John Marty join the show to talk budget, taxes, same sex marriage, Legacy projects, Capitol restoration and other topics. PLUS Dan Feidt from OccupyMN joins the show to talk about all the news from the movement. Mr Feidt will sit down with us and talk about the issues facing the Occupy movement.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Capitol Update with Marty Owings - Governor Dayton Revises His Budget, Guns and Gay Marriage Take Center Stage

This week at the Capitol Law Makers are wrapping up as much business as possible before the Easter break next week. Among the topics being talked about at the State House are Governor Dayton's revised budget which drops the business to business tax and the property tax rebate measures. The final hearings on gun control wrap up this week as well hearings on same sex marriage.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Reporters Paul Demko and Doug Grow Talk About Guns, Gay Marriage And Budget Issues

Minnpost Reporter Doug Grow and Politics In Minnesota Political Reporter Paul Demko talk about why the DFL fled from the control issue and what it means to Minnesota. Demko and Grow talk about the budget, same sex marriage and why things need to get done before the Easter break.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Republican Representative Tony Albright Talks About Governor Dayton's Revised Budget And His Doubts About The Health Care Exchange

GOP Rep Tony Albright discusses a wide range of issues including the budget, GOP and DFL over reaches and goes into depth on the Health Care Insurance Exchange, including the seven member panel which Albright believes removes the power of decision from the citizens. Governor Dayton signed the Health Care Exchange into law on March 20th.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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