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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Episode 149

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Minnesoda

Met Council chair Adam Duininck joins us for Transportation T’ursday. Plus, Sen. Mark Koran on health insurance and REAL ID. Also, Bradley Johnson tells us how planes work.

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Show Notes

A Block

  • Ask a Pilot with Bradley Johnson.

B Block

  • Transportation T’ursday with Met Council chair Adam Duininck. [16:32]
    • Adam’s construction past.
    • How did the Met Council grow so large?
    • Should the Met Council be elected?
    • What is the Met Council’s taxing authority.
    • Bus and train fair hikes.
    • Is the Met Council trying to turn the Twin Cities into Europe?
    • Is the Met Council going to expand?
    • Bus Rapid Transit.
    • Southwest Light Rail and the Bottineau Line.
    • Autonomous vehicles.

C Block

  • Pilot voice. [56:59]
  • The News Bag. [1:00:57]
  • Sen. Mark Koran [1:15:39]
    • House File 5, reinsurance, passes the Senate.
    • The state of health insurance in Minnesota.
    • REAL ID.

Post-Pod Showcast [1:47:20]

  • Mechanical calculators and Polaroid cameras.
  • Empty the Nest.
  • Polka music.
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