Former finance commissioners explain budget and tax options The finance commissioners under GOP Gov. Arne Carlson and DFL Gov. Rudy Perpich answer questions about the wide range of government spending and tax options available to Gov. Dayton and the legislature. What are the biggest items, and how controversial are they?11:00 a.m.
John Gunyou: Finance Commissioner under Republican Governor Arne Carlson. Unsucessful DFL candidate for Lt. Governor in 2010. City Manager, Minnetonka.
Jay Kiedrowski: Finance Commissioner under DFL Governor Rudy Perpich. Now senior fellow in the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, University of Minnesota's Humphrey School.
Aspen Ideas: Are the girls beating the boys? The achievement gap between genders has been closed, and women are now beginning to outpace men in attaining college degrees. Is this a sign girls are now beating the boys in society? A panel of women at the Aspen Ideas Festival tackle the subject and upend the notion that women are moving ahead of men in work and home life.12:00 p.m.