The Matt McNeil Show – September 13, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt speaks with candidate for Minneapolis mayor, Kate Knuth.

Hour 1 segment 2: We talk more about how we could revitalize downtown Minneapolis. Also our philosophy about interviewing candidates for Minneapolis mayor.

Hour 1 segment 3: The wording of the Minneapolis police ballot amendment question has again been challenged in court. Matt points out issues both the pro and anti amendment sides have with the amendment debate. And did the Star Tribune essentially do PR work for judge Jamie Anderson, the judge presiding over the police amendment ballot question?

Hour 1 segment 4: Why the Minneapolis police union has been the cause of many of the policing issues in the city. And the Senate DFL will look for a new Senate leader after Susan Kent stepped down from the position.

Hour 2 segment 1: We talk about the changing housing and neighborhood landscape in the Twin Cities over the decades. A big reason for changes over the years is how people who live in the same neighborhood no longer go to the same schools.

Hour 2 segment 2: Julie from Minneapolis calls in about how we need to balance the safety of tenants with building affordable housing. Also the MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 2 segment 3: Bluestem Prairie catches Kristi Noem being for vaccine mandates before she was against them. Jim Newberger announces he will no longer run to be chair of the MN Republican Party due to testing positive for COVID-19. Is there a chance he had COVID while at the MN GOP state fair booth?

Hour 2 segment 4: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is refusing to release body camera footage from the police brutality encounter with Jaleel Stallings.