The Matt McNeil Show – September 13, 2018

Democrat of the Day Representative Laurie Pryor (DFL) District: 48A.

Local Republicans are campaigning as Democrats. Many are using blue campaign colors, running on Democrat talking points, and generally distancing themselves from the Republican party.

Matt talks about the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. By the end of September, Minneapolis officials want to clear the large homeless encampment just north of East Phillips Park at Hiawatha and Cedar Avenues and start the process of connecting the residents there with housing and other services. But as the row of tents grows daily — becoming what is believed to be among the largest such sites ever in Minnesota.

Copper nickle mining economic benefits vs environmental concerns. Does mining actually hurt the local economy?