The Matt McNeil Show – August 2, 2022

Hour 1 segment 1: It’s Matt’s last day before his vacation. We take a look at some of the primary elections taking place around the country tonight.

Hour 1 segment 2: Republicans in Congress continue playing games with a veterans health bill.

Hour 1 segments 3/4: A look at Republicans running for governor and their extremist positions. And the Becker, MN school board proposes an anti-free speech measure that would ban the teaching of “divisive” concepts.

Hour 2 segment 1: Livability names the top 100 best places to live in America, and Minneapolis come sin at number 6.

Hour 2 segment 2: A record number of LBGT candidates are running for the state legislature in Minnesota.

Hour 2 segment 3: Matt is joined by actor Terry Hempleman, who played Stan in the Lynn Nottage play Sweat, which is playing now at the Guthrie.

Hour 2 segment 4: Why supporting the arts is important! Pete Stauber tries to pass himself off as looking like a farmer at Farm Fest. And Scott Jensen flip flops on his abortion position.