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Briana Bierschbach - Minn Post

We continued our Making Sausage conversation today to try to make sense of what is happening at the MN Legislature at the end of session.  Briana Bierschbach covers politics and policy for Minn Post and recently wrote "With an Eye Toward His Legacy, Dayton Digs in on the budget".  She gave us a feel for how Governor Dayton is different this budget year than at the beginning of his time as governor.  Briana also has an update on the Governor's signing of the Real ID bill - M

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Award-winning Minn Post reporter Sam Brodey helped us understand what happened last week on the federal level with the American Health Care Act in the House.  20 Republicans joined Democrats in voting no on the bill but  MN's Republicans Reps Erik Paulsen and Tom Emmer supported the bill at the 11th hour

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On Making Sausage, our weekly political conversation we talked with Minn Post reporter Sam Brodey.  Sam had a recent article "Democratic National Committee Chair Race:  Could Ellison Win It?"

There are so many topics to be covered when it comes to the Minnesota Legislature - whether it's the Governor's budget, health insurance assistance, bonding....Briana Biershbach from MinnPost covers the Legislature and gives us insight on the complicated subject of the Public Utilities Commission.  Right now there are many bills going through the Legislature involving the PUC that deal with a new natural gas plant, change in how citizens can publicly comment, pipeline issues and man