Opening Day of the 2012 Legislative session The DFL and GOP Senate leaders offer a preview of their major issues, their unifying principles and their differences. Tom Crann, co-host Mike Mulcahy and reporter Tom Scheck give an overview of the key issues this session.11:00 a.m.
Senator Tom Bakk: Senate Minority Leader (DFL-Cook)
Senator Dave Senjem: Senate Majority Leader (R-Rochester)
Mary Kiffmeyer: State Representative (R-Big Lake). Former Minnesota Secretary of State
Ryan Winkler: State Representative (DFL-Golden Valley)
EPA chief Lisa Jackson at the U of M Lisa Jackson was appointed by President Obama as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in 2009, making her the first African American to head that agency. She speaks at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota about environmental regulations and policies, and the role of science in the EPA's decision-making process.12:00 p.m.