FYI Politics with Brett Johnson
Weekdays 2-3 PM
Join Brett Johnson weekdays from 2-3 PM for a Minnesota political news talk show that covers more than just presidential politics. While the show will chronicle some of the underreported national news stories, Brett puts an extra emphasis on state and local government in Minnesota. It’s an area of that often gets little attention in the news cycle despite having a far bigger impact on your day-to-day life than what happens in Washington. So each day Brett will speak with journalists, political analysts, activists and politicians as we discuss how government affects you.
On today’s episode of FYI Politics, Minnesota sees a rise in cases as a result of increased testing. Why wasn’t Pence wearing a mask at the Mayo Clinic? Why does the Coronavirus spread so rapidly throughout meat processing plants? How should Biden approach the Tara Reade accusations?
Mitch McConnell wants to protect big business from coronavirus lawsuits if their workers get sick on the job (and Chuck Schumer may, or may not save the day); coronavirus challenge trials; Joe Biden’s sexual assault allegations.
Trump spitballs was to combat the Coronavirus, including injections of disinfectant and getting light inside of people. An update on CoVID-19 in Minnesota. In the latter half of the show Brett is joined by Kevin Featherly of MN Lawyer to discuss changes to the court system and some potential shortenings of prison sentences.
Today’s show opens with the press conference from Governor Walz. Out door activities are being reintroduced to the public amidst what some say is the flattening if the curve. Jeremiah Ellison, Minneapolis city council member, explains his proposal to forgive rent and mortgages.
On today’s show Ali Fuhrman of Hennepin County Library Union open the show to discuss how the libraries of Minneapolis are handling CoVID-19. An emergency insulin act passes through both houses of Minnesota legislature. What’ll happen if a candidate drops out of the race for president after securing the primary? Potential vice presidential picks and…
“Baseball in the age of COVID, Ellison goes after crooked landlords and cheap gas may be coming to an end.” Aired April 10th, 2020 Watch Facebook Live Rebroadcast or Listen to Podcast Discussion Program: FYI Politics with Radio Host Brett Johnson-Minnesota and Local News, Politics and Issues. What is FYI Politics? Join Brett Johnson weekdays…
On today’s episode: Baseball in the age of Covid, Ellison goes after crooked landlords and cheap gas may be coming to an end.