The Matt McNeil Show – April 22, 2022

Hour 1 segment 1: Our Democrat of the Day is Fernando Alvarado, who is seeking the DFL nomination in Senate district 16, which includes Willmar, Montevideo, Litchfield, Olivia and other communities in western Minnesota.

Hour 1 segment 2: Why Democrats need to compete in every district, no matter how red it is!

Hour 1 segment 3: How Republicans are not doing anything to help control chronic wasting disease, which could potentially spiral out of control and impact hunting season. Paul Gazelka chooses Mary Giuliani Stevens as his running mate. And drama in a Georgia courtroom as the court decides whether Marjorie Taylor Greene can appear on this year’s ballot.

Hour 1 segment 4: The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 2 segment 1: The Timberwolves epic meltdown from last night. Then Brett Johnson is joined by Cliff Robb, who teaches about personal finance and human behavior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They talk about how in other countries, the government fills out your tax form for you. But why not the US?

Hour 2 segment 2: The Star Tribune reports a jury delivered a quick not-guilty verdict in the historic trial of Tyler Leibfried, a Duluth police officer who faced two felony charges for a 2020 shooting in which he wounded a man as he fired six times through a door at a downtown apartment building.

Hour 2 segment 3: Dancing to Jump by Kris Cross!