Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Podcasts

Michelle Benson

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 743

    Assume Your Duties

    Do we have leaders in state government or just managers?

    Guest: Frank Pafko

    Thu Aug 15 2019Thursday, August 15, 2019

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    Episode 741

    DHS Senate Hearing Drinking Game

    Sen Michelle Benson tells us what to expect from today’s Senate hearing on DHS.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Michelle Benson

    Tue Aug 13 2019Tuesday, August 13, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 734

    Nobody Pays Attention Fridays in the Summer

    DHS overspent $25M on Medicaid reimbursements. Oops.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Aug 2 2019Friday, August 2, 2019

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 731

    Whither Ethos?

    The DHS s***show is leaking into the rest of the News Bag!

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Tue Jul 30 2019Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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    Episode 729

    It’s All in the Butter

    The investigation into a U of M professor for tens of thousands in suspicious expenses.

    Guest: Kayla Pascoe

    Fri Jul 26 2019Friday, July 26, 2019

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    Episode 722

    Personal Watercraft are Prohibited on Hepatitis Island

    Is the Department of Human Services experiencing drama, chaos, or crisis?

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Wed Jul 17 2019Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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    Episode 458

    Fractional Glyphs

    Graduation parties, cereal science, and beauty pageants.

    Guests: Michelle Benson and Brianna Drevlow

    Tue Jun 12 2018Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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    Episode 365

    Politics in the Minivan that Gets Us There

    MnLARS and the metro’s worst interchanges.

    Guests: Michelle Benson, Frank Pafko, and Frank Long

    Thu Feb 1 2018Thursday, February 1, 2018

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    Episode 201

    Dictator Dayton

    Governor Dayton sparks a constitutional crisis by vetoing legislative funding.

    Guests: Michelle Benson, John Spry‚ Ph.D., Claire Leiter, and Sarah Anderson

    Wed May 31 2017Wednesday, May 31, 2017

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 148

    Rural Rear-Wheel Drive

    Health insurance reinsurance, firearms legislation, and driving into buses.

    Guests: Michelle Benson, Anthony Griffin, Claire Leiter, and Ray Laudenbach

    Wed Mar 15 2017Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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    Episode 104

    Jacktivision

    A heavily-trafficked Transportation T’ursday with Frank Pafko.

    Guests: Frank Pafko, Jack Rogers, and Jake Duesenberg

    Thu Jan 12 2017Thursday, January 12, 2017

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    Episode 98

    Not Gonna Go Camping with the Governor

    The new state legislative session and the state of the Minnesota GOP.

    Guests: Kurt Daudt, Paul Gazelka, John Rouleau, and Keith Downey

    Wed Jan 4 2017Wednesday, January 4, 2017