Lawmakers hammer out plans for a new bridge State transportation officials have unveiled a preliminary design for a new I-35W bridge. Now, state lawmakers discuss the reconstruction plans in a joint House-Senate transportation committee meeting. Midday previews the legislative hearings.11:00 a.m.
State Sen. Steve Murphy, DFL-Red Wing: chair of the Transportation Committee
State Rep. Alice Hausman, DFL-St. Paul: chair of the House Capital Investment Finance Committee
State Sen. Michael Jungbauer, R-East Bethel: ranking Republican on the Transportation Committee
India's independence and evolution It's the 60th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. In a recent speech at the Chautauqua Institution in New York, former ambassador to India Richard Celeste discussed the changes he's seen in that country's democracy.12:00 p.m.