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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Minnesota taxes: Snowbirds feeling the chill
    Governor Dayton wants Minnesota's snowbirds to pay more taxes. His proposal targets residents who fly south for the winter to pay a prorated portion of their income taxes to Minnesota. Is this a fair way to help balance the state's budget?9:06 a.m.
    Dane Smith: President of Growth & Justice. He was previously a reporter with the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press.
    Annette Meeks: CEO of the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota. She was the endorsed Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in the 2010 gubernatorial election.
    John James: President & CEO of Sensible Tax and Fiscal Systems. He was formerly Minnesota Commissioner of Revenue.
  • Newsmaker: What next in Wisconsin?
    The morning after Wisconsin Republicans voted to end collective bargaining for public employees, the battle with Democrats takes a new turn.9:45 a.m.
    Charles Franklin: Political science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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  • A look at what might have been
    What if John Kennedy had been assassinated before he became President? What if Robert Kennedy had not been killed and went on to defeat Nixon in 1968? A longtime political reporter looks at how America's history and political landscape might look different.10:06 a.m.
    Jeff Greenfield: Longtime political reporter and commentator, most recently for CBS News. His latest book is "Then Everything Changed."
  • Newsmaker: Pawlenty and Bachmann in New Hampshire
    Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann are both in New Hampshire this weekend, testing the waters for possible 2012 presidential campaigns. Midmorning looks at the recption they're getting in the Granite State.10:45 a.m.
    Mark Zdechlik: MPR political reporter.

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