This week we had a chance to check in with MN Senator Al Franken (D). He told us about a new bill that he and Senator Amy Klobuchar are sponsoring that amends the Affordable Care Act to bring down pricing of prescription drugs.
Senator Justin Eichorn (R) from District 5 of the Minnesota Senate is currently serving his first term in office. He stopped by KAXE studios to tell us what the experience is like and what bills he is currently working on in the MN Legislature.
Jamie Becker-Finn was elected to the Minnesota Legislature for the first time last November, as Representative of the people of House District 42B. Jamie, who is a member of the Democratic Farmer Labor party, grew up in the Cass Lake area and graduated from Cass Lake High School. She is married, has two young children, and works as an attorney.
It's been a big week in the United States, as well as northern MN. We've had coverage from NPR as well as local commentaries and analysis on the impact on where we live in terms of our local and regional elections. Listen to these conversations and let us know your thoughts.