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December 2003
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Friday
December 19, 2003
Life Sentences for Sex Offenders. The Capitol Restoration. Three Branches of Government. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec talks with Rep. Kurt Zellers regarding a proposal to put the state's worst sexual offenders away for life. Steve Senyk sits down with Paul Mandell of the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board to discuss the Capitol restoration project. Plus, a feature on the three branches of government. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
December 11, 2003
A constitutional amendment aimed at limiting state and local government spending. Capitol Report host Jannell Trobec talks with Sen. Michele Bachmann about her bill to limit state and local government spending to the rate of inflation. The Stadium Screening Committee took testimony this past week. Plus, Senator Steve Kelley talks about the creation of a Student Advisory Council to the Senate Education Committee. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
December 6, 2003
Host Jannell Trobec discusses the latest budget forecast with House Majority Leader Erik Paulsen and Senate Majority Leader John Hottinger. Later in the program Steve Senyk talks with Senator Dennis Frederickson about the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Real Media format 29 min

November 2003
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Thursday
November 20, 2003
Health Care Proposals and MESABA power plant. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses universal health care with Sen. John Marty and the House Republican plan to contain health care costs with Rep. Fran Bradley. Steve Senyk talks with Sen. David Tomassoni about the future of clean coal technology at the MESABA power plant. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
November 13, 2003
The state is trying to save money by using reverse internet auctioning. Capitol Report host Jannell Trobec talks with Brenda Willard, the Acquisitions Manager for the Department of Administration, about on-line bidding. Also, portions of a Senate Transportation Committee. And a one-on-one interview with Senator Dean Johnson about his military career. Plus, former Governor Jesse Ventura's official portrait is unveiled. And a feature on how the public can access legislative information from the Senate Information Office. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
November 8, 2003
Lowering the legal alcohol limit / Stadium / Charlie Weaver Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses lowering the legal blood alcohol limit to .08 with Rep. Jim Rhodes and Colin Minehart of the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association. The Governor creates a commission to explore stadium options. We hear about the proposal from the Governor and reaction from Senate and House Democrats. Plus, a one on one interview with the Governor's top aide, Charlie Weaver, who announced he's leaving public life and taking a job with the Minnesota Business Partnership. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
November 1, 2003
Health Care Alternatives. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec talks with Twila Brase of the Citizens Council on Health about Medical Savings Accounts and with Senator Linda Berglin about the Oregon Health Plan. Steve Senyk talks with Senator John Hottinger about his latest appointment as the Council of State Governments Chairman. Real Media format 29 min

October 2003
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Saturday
October 25, 2003
Drug Importation. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec talks with Human Service Commissioner, Kevin Goodno about the Governor's importation prescription drug plan. Steve Senyk also talks with the State Economist, Tom Stinson about the latest econmic update. Plus, portions of a legislative hearing on Pay Equity in Minnesota Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 18, 2003
Minnesota is facing the need for more prison space, and host Jannell Trobec looks at potential solutions with Corrections Deputy Commissioner Dennis Benson and Senator Tom Neuville. Also, Producer Jon Brune interviews legislators and lobbyists about the best ways to actively participate in the process. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 11, 2003
Super Teacher Pay. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec talks with the Commissioner of Education, Cheri Pierson Yecke and with Education Minnesota President, Judy Schaubach about the Governor's latest education initiative. Steve Senyk sits down with Senator Steve Kelley to discuss the future of telecommunications. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 4, 2003
State Employee Contracts. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec talks with the Commissioner of Employee Relations, Cal Ludeman and the Executive Director of the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees, Jim Monroe about the status of state employee contracts. Also, Senator Gary Kubly talks about a bill he sponsored to extend the statute of limitations for sexual abuse victims. Real Media format 29 min

September 2003
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Saturday
September 26, 2003
Future of Transit. Capitol Report host Jannell Trobec discusses the Hiawatha Light Rail project with Metropolitan Council Chairman Peter Bell. Also, State Senators Sharon Marko and Mark Ourada talk about the future of transit in Minnesota. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
September 20, 2003
Minnesota Drought Capitol Report host Jannell Trobec discusses Minnesota drought conditions with Commissioner of Agriculture Gene Hugoson and State Senator Dallas Sams. Senator Thomas Bakk also talks about the JOBZ initiative (Job Opportunity Building Zones). Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
September 13, 2003
Higher Education Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses higher education issues with Laura King, Vice Chancellor of Finance for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities along with St. Cloud State Student, Becky Rothmeier. Sen. Mady Reiter also discusses the pledge of allegiance bill that passed last session. Real Media format 29 min

July 2003
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Saturday
July 15, 2003
The Minnesota Dept. of Education released a list of 259 schools that are failing to meet federal performance goals. Host Jannell Trobec talks with Education Commissioner Cheri Pierson Yecke and Senator Michelle Bachmann about the Federal No Child Left Behind Law. Also, funding for the state's criminal database sharing system, CriMNet, became the focus of a recent press conference at the Capitol. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
July 5, 2003
New effort put forth to designate ATV trails and protect state forests. DNR Deputy Commissioner Mark Holsten and Senator John Marty explain the latest changes regarding ATV trails. Senator Mark Ourada tells why local governments should consider a later bar closing time. Real Media format 29 min

June 2003
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Saturday
June 28, 2003
Handgun Bill Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discussed the changes made to Minnesota's handgun laws with Ramsey County Commissioner, Jan Wiessner and Sen. Pat Pariseau. Steve Senyk talked with Gun Shop Owner, Jeff Kempf about the training requirements under the bill. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
June 21, 2003
The state's bond rating was downgraded slightly. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec, talks with Finance Commissioner Dan McElroy and Senate Finance Chairman Dick Cohen about the downgrading by one of the bond houses. Also, Senator Chuck Wiger explains why drivers may need to slow down even further around public and private schools. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
June 14, 2003
Funding the Judiciary, Corrections and Crime Prevention. Host Jannell Trobec reviews funding for the judiciary, corrections and crime prevention with guests Representative Steve Smith, Corrections Commissioner Joan Fabian and Senator Jane Ranum. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
June 6, 2003
Reflecting on the 2004-2005 Budget. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses the 2004-2005 budget with the Speaker of the House, Steve Sviggum, and Senate Majority Leader, John Hottinger. Reporter Steve Senyk talks with Republican Senator, Julianne Ortman about her first year in the Senate. Real Media format 29 min

May 2003
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Thursday
May 29, 2003
K-12 Education Bill. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses the bill with Senators LeRoy Stumpf and David Hann. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
May 8, 2003
Transportation Proposals. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses transportation proposals with Senator Dean Johnson and Representative Bill Kuisle. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
May 1, 2003
Higher Education Proposals. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses those proposals with the Senate author, Sandy Pappas and the House author, Doug Stang. Real Media format 29 min

April 2003
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Thursday
April 24, 2003
Minority Budget Proposals. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses those proposals with Senate Minority Leader, Dick Day and House Assistant Minority Leader, Margaret Anderson Kelliher. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
April 19, 2003
Off-Highway Vehicle Legislation (ATV's). Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses two different bills regarding off-highway vehicles, often referred to as ATV's with the authors, Sen. John Marty and Sen. LeRoy Stumpf. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
April 12, 2003
Senate DFL and House Republican Budget Plans. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec talks with Senate Majority Leader, John Hottinger and House Speaker, Steve Sviggum about their '04-'05 budget plans. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
April 5, 2003
Prescription Drug Discount Plans. Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec talks with Rep. Fran Bradley and Sen. Linda Berglin about their proposals to help lower the cost of prescription drugs. Real Media format 29 min

March 2003
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Friday
March 28, 2003
Methamphetamines Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses methamphetamines with Rep. Jeff Anderson and Sen. Satveer Chaudhary. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
March 20, 2003
Health Care Costs Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec discusses rising health care costs with Phil Stalboerger, representing Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Joe Lally with Delta Dental and with Sen. Shiela Kiscaden. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
March 13, 2003
Graduation Standards. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discussed Minnesota's graduation standards with Bill Walsh from the Department of Children Familes and Learning and with Sen. Steve Kelley, the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
March 6, 2003
Future Energy Sources. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses nuclear and wind energy with Sen. Mark Ourada and Sen. Ellen Anderson. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
March 1, 2003
Canterbury Park Racino Plan Senate Minority Leader Dick Day explains his proposal to create an entertainment complex, complete with slot and video machines, at Canterbury Park. Real Media format 29 min

February 2003
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Friday
February 21, 2003
Governor Tim Pawlenty's '04-'05 budget.
Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses the Governor's '04-'05 budget with Sen. Richard Cohen and House Majority Leader, Erik Paulsen.
Real Media format 29 min
Friday
February 14, 2003
Minnesota Personal Protection Act (Handguns). Capitol Report Host, Jannell Trobec, discusses a bill that would change Minnesota's handgun laws. The guests were the author of the bill Rep. Lynda Boudreau and Sen. Wes Skoglund. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
February 8, 2003
Predatory Lending Practices Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec discusses the issue of predatory lending practices with State Senator, Sandy Pappas and Joe Witt from the Minnesota Banker's Association. Real Media format 29 min

January 2003
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Friday
January 31, 2003
Visa expiration on drivers licenses. Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec, discusses House File 1, a bill that would authorize visa expiration dates to be added to the licenses and state id's of temporary visitors. House author of the bill, Rep. Rich Stanek and Rep. Sheldon Johnson were the guests on this program. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
January 23, 2003
Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec, discusses subsidies for ethanol producers with Department of Agriculture Commissioner, Gene Hugoson and with Sen. Steve Murphy. Governor Tim Pawlenty is recommending eliminating the last three payments as part of his phase I supplemental budget solution. Real Media format 29 min
Thursday
January 16, 2003
Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec, talks with Lieutenant Governor and Department of Transportation Commissioner, Carol Molnau, about the future of transportation. Senator Dean Johnson presents his transportation funding package, which includes a 6 cent-a-gallon gas tax increase. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
January 11, 2003
Capitol Report host, Jannell Trobec, discusses the 2003 Legislative session and the projected budget deficit with Senate Majority Leader John Hottinger and Senate Minority Leader Dick Day. Real Media format 29 min



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