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2004 Archive Video Collection
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December 2004
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December 4, 2004
The Department of Finance releases the latest budget forecast, and the Governor and legislative leaders respond to the news. Real Media format 29 min

November 2004
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November 20, 2004
Funding new transportation projects will be at the forefront this session, and Senate Transportation Chair Steve Murphy and Representative Kathy Tingelstad offer their views on what needs to be accomplished in the 2005 session. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
November 13, 2004
Senator Tom Neuville talks about his new role as Senate Deputy Minority Leader. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
November 6, 2004
The campaign for election to the Minnesota House of Representatives is over, and host Jannell Trobec interviews Speaker Steve Sviggum, Representative Mindy Greiling and Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson about the results. Plus, the Senate Republicans organize their leadership positions. Real Media format 29 min

October 2004
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Saturday
October 30, 2004
House Assistant Majority Leader Jeff Johnson and Minority Leader Matt Entenza talk with host Jannell Trobec about their respective efforts to win voter approval in the 2004 election. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 23, 2004
Lynn Reed, Executive Director of the Minnesota Taxpayers Association, presents Minnesota's latest tax and spending rankings. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 16, 2004
State Economist Dr. Tom Stinson provides an update on Minnesota's economy, and Finance Commissioner Peggy Ingison explains the important process of budget forecasting. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 9, 2004
Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson explains the administration's plan to increase the use of renewable energy sources in Minnesota. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
October 2, 2004
Dr. Larry Jacobs, who leads the Humphrey Institute's 2004 Elections Project, visits with host Jannell Trobec to talk about the current political trends. Real Media format 29 min

September 2004
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September 18, 2004
Minnesota's primary tests the state's new voter registration system. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
September 11, 2004
Tribal gaming compacts return to the forefront as the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe present new revenue-sharing concepts. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
September 4, 2004
With students returning to school, educators face significant challenges. Real Media format 29 min

August 2004
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August 28, 2004
The Minnesota Legislature created the concept of charter schools, and the performance of the alternative schools is promoted and questioned nationally. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
August 21, 2004
Public speeches have the ability to motivate and inspire us. Some of the greatest American speeches were given by political leaders in the early 1960s. Real Media format 29 min

July 2004
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July 17, 2004
Minnesota's government follows the model created by the nation's founders and is open to everyone's participation. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
July 10, 2004
Minnesota offers a variety of natural and historic areas to explore. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
July 3, 2004
Historic Fort Snelling offers a glimpse of military life on the frontier during the early 1800s. Real Media format 29 min

June 2004
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June 26, 2004
Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer explains the latest changes occurring under the Help America Voting Act, and Host Jannell Trobec interviews Senator Pat Pariseau and Senator Ellen Anderson about Minnesota's new mourning dove hunting season. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
June 6, 2004
The administration has initiated a new drug savings plan for state employees. Real Media format 29 min

May 2004
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May 29, 2004
Minnesota will have a lower blood alcohol concentration standard next year, and Host Jannell Trobec interviews the chief Senate sponsor of the new law, Senator Leo Foley. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
May 22, 2004
Education Chairs Senator Steve Kelley and Representative Alice Seagren explain the new education policies, including new education standards, recently enacted by the Legislature. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
May 8, 2004
Senate Minority Leader Dick Day and House Minority Leader Matt Entenza outline their priorities and expectations for the close of the 2004 session. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
May 1, 2004
With less than three weeks remaining to the session, final agreements to bills eliminating the $160 million dollar deficit and funding statewide building projects are yet to be finalized. Host Jannell Trobec interviews Speaker Steve Sviggum and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Ann Rest. Real Media format 29 min

April 2004
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April 24, 2004
Last year the legislature restricted areas where ATV owners could ride their vehicles, and this year they are again looking at those restrictions. Host Jannell Trobec interviews Representative Tom Hackbarth and Senator Dennis Frederickson about possible changes to the off highway vehicle law. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
April 17, 2004
The state's latest economic report is in, and Host Jannell Trobec interviews Finance Commissioner Peggy Ingison and Senate Taxes Chair Larry Pogemiller about the good and the bad news. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
April 10, 2004
Representative Karen Klinzing explains her proposal to protect Minnesota homeowners against faulty construction, and Senator Scott Dibble outlines his bill to ban smoking in public places. Real Media format 29 min

March 2004
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Saturday
March 27, 2004
Host Jannell Trobec interviews Senator Hottinger about his proposed amendment to fund early childhood education and Senator Higgins explains her recycling plan for disposing of old televisions and computer monitors. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
March 20, 2004
Setting a state policy regulating the use of human stem cells raises different perspectives. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
March 13, 2004
Defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman is a question that may be put to Minnesota voters. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
March 6, 2004
The latest budget forecast is in. House Speaker Steve Sviggum and Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson outline their caucus priorities in response to the budget news. Real Media format 29 min

February 2004
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February 28, 2004
A highly addictive, environmentally dangerous drug is being manufactured throughout Minnesota, and the consequences are devastating. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
February 21, 2004
Protecting the public from dangerous sex offenders is foremost on the legislators' to-do-list this session. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
February 14, 2004
The Governor's desire to explore a better state deal with Indian casinos has sparked speculation about a new agreement. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
February 7, 2004
The outcome of the 2004 legislative session will hinge on final agreements reached by legislative leaders. Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson and Speaker of the House Steve Sviggum outline their priorities for 2004. Real Media format 29 min

January 2004
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Saturday
January 31, 2004
What happens at the State Capitol should not be foreign to any Minnesotan, and anyone can affect what is accomplished. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
January 17, 2004
The Governor-appointed Stadium Committee is soliciting stadium siting proposals from city leaders. Host Jannell Trobec interviews representatives from the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings about their hopes for new facilities and the economic challenges they face in fielding competitive teams. Real Media format 29 min
Saturday
January 10, 2004
Several education intiatives proposed by Governor Pawlenty are before the 2004 legislature, and House Education Finance Chair Alice Seagren (R-Bloomington) and lead DFL committee member Rep. Mindy Greiling (DFL-Roseville) appraise the governorís ideas. Real Media format 29 min



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