The Matt McNeil Show – January 4, 2023

Hour 1: Kevin McCarthy loses the 6th ballot to be speaker of the US House. How Democrats should counter Republicans finding wedge issues from the bills DFLers might pass this session. Then it’s our national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about how Republicans can’t select a US House speaker, the list of demands by far right wingers and who else could win the speakership besides Kevin McCarthy.

Hour 2: University of Minnesota Resident Joan Gabel join the board of directors of Securian Financial. Lawmakers raise questions as to whether that’s a conflict of interest. Then Brett Johnson speaks with attorney Ross Stadheim of MJSB Employment Justice. They discuss how employee drug testing policies could change and what employees need to know if recreational THC is legalized in Minnesota. Learn more about MJSB at Plus your calls!