Perspectives on the state budget stalemate Two former lawmakers join Midday to discuss the Governor's call for a professional mediator, as layoff notices are set to go out next week and a government shutdown looms 4 weeks from today.11:00 a.m.
Fritz Knaak: Former Republican State Senator (1983-1993) representing Ramsey and Washington Counties. Attorney in private practice, Knaak and Kantrud, P.A.
Matt Entenza: Former DFL State Representative (1995-2006). House Minority Leader (2003-2006). Former Assistant Attorney Geneal. Unsuccessful candidate for Governor 2010. Founder of think tank MN2020.
Movie Maven highlights summer movies The Movie Maven, Stephanie Curtis, joins Midday to talk about the new summer movies, and some old favorites. What are your favorites? Are there some movies you consider "guilty pleasures" for summer viewing?12:00 p.m.
Stephanie Curtis: MPR live events producer and "The Movie Maven"