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Capitol Update - All The Weeks News In About 3 Minutes

Capitol Update for the week of February 26th, 2013. This week photocop is defeated, a group pledges $500k to defeat any Republican who supports same sex marriage, clothing taxes gets a hearing, minimum wage increases are considered and Sunday Liquor sales. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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 Rep Sondra Erickson - On Education, Governor Dayton's Budget and the Demise of Cursive Writing

This week we sit down with GOP Rep Sondra Erickson about the Governors budget, Education Issues and why doing away with cursive writing in schools would be bad, very, very bad.

Capitol Update for the week of February 26th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol remain the budget, silica sand mining, DFL's rules changes, gun proposals, Health Care exchanges. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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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Eric Fought - From Minnesotan's For A Fair Economy Talks Labor, Strikes and Capitalism

Eric Fought is the Communications Director for Minnesotans For A Fair Economy. Mr Fought stopped by the show to discuss the Retail Janitor and Security Guards strikes and what led to the walk out. He also discuss the efforts of labor unions to hold and gain ground in a political environment that hasn't exactly been favorable to them.
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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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Three Minute Capitol Update - Controversial Rule Changes, Silica Mining & Guns.

Capitol Update for the week of February 18th, 2013. This week the topics at the Capitol are Silica Mining/Sand Fracking hearings, the Governors budget proposal continues to draw attention as Law Makers sift through all the details, DFL's rules changes draw fire from the GOP and the debate over guns continues. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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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DFL Rep Ryan Winkler and GOP Rep Pat Garofalo On Budget, Guns & Rules Changes

This week we sit down with DFL Rep Ryan Winkler and GOP Rep Pat Garofalo about the Governors budget, the gun debate and why some DFL rules changes are drawing an angry reaction from the GOP at the State House.

Capitol Update for the week of February 19th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol remain the budget, silica sand mining, DFL's rules changes, gun proposals, Health Care exchanges. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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 - Feb 12th, 2013

Capitol Update for the week of February 12th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol are the Governors State or the State address, DFL's debate rules changes, gun proposals, Health Care exchanges. Guest host Paul Gardner joins the show to shed some light on all the issues. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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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DFL Rep Joe Mullery On Efforts To Clean Up Foreclosure Loopholes PLUS Don Gemberling On Transparency.

DFL State Representative Joe Mullery joins the program to discuss his bill to clean up foreclosure loopholes. Some banks are using a trick called, "dual tracking" which allows them to negotiate and foreclose on a homeowner at the same time, often without the homeowners knowledge. PLUS Don Gemberling joins the show to discuss transparency.

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 - Feb 5th, 2013

Capitol Update for the week of February 5th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol are the Governors budget, gun proposals, Sunday liquor sales and Health Care exchanges. Guest host Paul Gardner joins the show to shed some light on all the issues. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

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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