Hour 1 segment 1: A recap of this weekend’s beautiful weather. The Minnesota Reformer reports that police were twice called to the Morrison county Republican convention after right-wing activists raise quite a ruckus.
Hour 1 segment 2: The Star Tribune writes a gushing article about Republican candidate for governor Michelle Benson, portraying her as a “common sense” Republican from the suburbs.
Hour 1 segment 3: Why the Republican Party is not at all united heading into the 2022 election cycle.
Hour 1 segment 4: Matt is joined by Jason Burbul, a Deconstruction Specialist with Better Futures Minnesota and Olivia Cashman, Construction & Demolition Waste Specialist with Hennepin County. They discuss grant programs for deconstruction in both Hennepin and Ramsey Counties. Learn more by calling (651) 335-7700 or going to BetterFuturesMinnesota.com.
Hour 2 segment 1: A Russian tank opens fire on a senior center in Ukraine. The MN COVID-19 update. Then we’re joined by Dr. Joe Eastman who updates us on what kind of case spike we could see from Omicron BA2, loosening of COVID restrictions and more.
Hour 2 segment 2: Republicans are not helping us at all get prepared for the next COVID wave.
Hour 2 segments 3/4: CNN reports a federal judge ruled that Kim Davis violated rights when she refused to marry same-sex couples in 2015. We breakdown the hypocrisy of far right religious conservatives. And the insane policies of MN Republicans when it comes to metro vs. rural highway construction.