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

Sen Ben Kruse (R) Talks About Union Bullying And Amendments PLUS David Fitzsimmons Covers Political Ground And His Run For The State House

Republican State Senator Ben Kruse discusses school shift payback, amendments and union bullying. PLUS Former Emmer Campaign Manager David Fitzsimmons discusses a wide range of political topics including campaign finance reform, Presidential races, amendments and his campaign for the State House.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Associate Producers Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehling. Productions Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. Capitol Conversations is a production of Public Record Media, KFAI Radio News and Minnesota Capitol News. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012.

Conservative Mitch Berg, Liberal Andy Driscoll Face-Off. PLUS Republican Senator Ted LIllie. BONUS Comedian Paul Lambert AKA Meat Sauce.

Conservative Blogger Mitch Berg and Liberal Radio Host Andy Driscoll Face-off. PLUS Republican Senator Ted Lillie on the latest from the Capitol. Comedian and Radio Personality Paul Lambert AKA Meat Sauce joins us for some fun and frivolity.

Minnesota Capitol News is a production of Public Record Media and KFAI Radio News. Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producer Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehling. Technical Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy.

DFL Rep Erin Murphy & GOP Rep Jim Abeler Talk Stadium Politics, Heathcare and Amendments. PLUS A Conservative, A Liberal Feminist And An Independent Face-Off On The Latest From The Capitol

Representative Erin Murphy (DFL) and Representative Jim Abeler (GOP) discuss the federal investigation of DHS, health care, amendments and stadium politcs. PLUS Conservative John Swon, Liberal Laura Nevitt and Indy Party Chair Mark Jenkins give us their take on all the latest happenings in Minnesota politics.

Bonus - Ethan's Weather Forecast debuts during the episode.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Associate Producers Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehling. Technical Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Puplic Record Media and KFAI Radio News. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012.

Marriage Amendment - DFL Senator Scott Dibble, GOP Representative Mark Buesgens & Monica Meyer From OutFront MN, Reporter Bill Salisbury On Redistricting PLUS Singer Songwriter Keri Noble

State Senator Scott Dibble (DFL) and Representative Mark Buesgens (R) face off on the Marriage Amendment with commentary from Monica Meyer from Out Front Minnesota. PLUS - Veteran Reporter Bill Salisbury from the Pioneer Press breaks down all the redistricting information and the latest news from the Capitol. Special musical guest, recording star Keri Noble stops by the show for a visit.

MN Capitol Conversations is produced by Public Record Media. Associate Producer Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehling. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2021.

McGrath versus McGrath - PLUS Senate Republican Communications Chief Steve Sviggum and Cartoonist Ken Avidor

Dan McGrath from Take Action Minnesota and Dan McGrath from Minnesota Majority face off on Voter ID, Marriage Amendment and other hot topics. PLUS Former House Speaker Steve Sviggum talks about his new role as Senate Communications Chief. Special guest artists, Cartoonist and Blogger Ken Avidor.

Capitol Conversations is produced by Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehling. Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell have production assistance from Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy.

Public Record Media, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012

What Some Law Makers Don't Want You To Know About Secret Meetings, Hidden Data And How Certain Bills Make It Into Law

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell welcomed Don Gemberling former Director of the Information Policy Analysis Division of the Minnesota Department of Administration and Rich Neumeister - Information transparency and data privacy advocate. PLUS - Mike Dean the Executive Director of Common Cause Minnesota discussed Voter ID, ALEC and the conflict of interest in state government and broke some news on a complaint his organization is filing.

MN Capitol Conversations is produced by Katherine Loudenslager in partnership with Public Record Media. Associate Producer is Matt Ehling. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy.

MN Capitol Conversations - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012

Thissen and Robling Square Off - PLUS Political Diva Sarah Janecek and musical guest Alex Tulp of The Friendly Beers

Capitol Conversations for Tuesday January 31, 2012 - Guests DFL Minority Leader Paul Thissen and Republican Senator Claire Robling face off on the dismal of PUC Chief Ellen Anderson, constitutional amendments and bonding. Political Analyst Sarah Janecek shared her thoughts on all the week one action and on what will be the most contentious issues this session. PLUS Singer song writer Alex Tulp from The Friendly Beers pays us a visit.

Political Panel and Law Makers Sound Off - Session Day One

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell welcomed Senators John Marty (DFL) and Senator Sean Nienow (GOP), Doug Grow from MinnPost, Paul Demko of Poitics in Minnesota and Paul Gardner former State Representative turned political pundit. The political panel gave us a preview and insights into what Minnesotan's can expect from a contentious election season. They added comments on Michael Brodcorb, Senator Amy Koch (GOP) and the Republican plan to recover from controversy. Sen John Marty (DFL) and Sean Nienow (GOP) discussed the Vikings stadium issue, bonding bills, constitutional amendments and other topics.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell, Associate Producer Matt Ehling, Associate Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy.

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