Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Episode 169

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hot German Potato Salad

Senator Michelle Benson on budget bills and potato salad. Plus, Frank Pafko and Transportation T’ursday.

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A Block

  • Jack missed an “Underworld” movie.
  • Kansas special election.
  • The News Bag. [10:23]
  • Frank Pafko and Transportation T’ursday. [29:29]
    • Twitter question: How come 494 has a 20-minute delay?
    • Slack question: Are cable median barriers motorcycle death traps?
    • MnDOT doesn’t like budget earmarks.
    • Problems with the Corridors of Commerce program.
    • How engineering decisions that are made in MnDOT.

B Block

  • Senator Michelle Benson [1:07:07]
    • Potato Salad
    • State budget bills and conference committee.
    • Running for Governor?
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