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.
Rep. Kelly Morrison and author/journalist Aaron Brown of Minnesota Brown join the show.
Brett covers developments at the State Legislature; MN Nurses Association president Mary Turner joins the show.
“Minnesota now faces a $2.25 billion budget deficit due to coronavirus expenses; potential treatments and potential landmines; pros and cons of safe business reopening.” Aired May 5th, 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…
Minnesota now faces a $2.25 billion budget deficit due to coronavirus expenses; potential treatments and potential landmines; pros and cons of safe business reopenings.
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.