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Minnesota Values Podcast

Minnesota Values Podcast

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Every week, Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long bring you real stories from real Minnesotans about the values that inspire action at the State Capitol and in our communities.
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Police accountability and reform: What's happened and what's next

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Police accountability and reform: What's happened and what's next
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long interview Rena Moran and Carlos Mariani about the Legislature's response to George Floyd's murder.
18:51
July 1, 2020
Minnesotans' values shine during COVID-19 pandemic
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long interview Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent about Minnesota's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
36:28
April 2, 2020
Legislative potluck
Majority Leader Ryan Winkler joins Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long to cover a potluck's worth of issues under discussion at the Legislature, including coronavirus preparedness, the state's new economic forecast, cannabis laws, and DFL priorities like Paid Family and Medical Leave, Earned Sick and Safe Time, childcare, and early childhood education. 
20:12
March 10, 2020
Everyone deserves access to Earned Sick and Safe Time
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long talk to a small business owner about the impact of earned sick and safe time on Minnesotans' economic security and public health. 
19:03
March 3, 2020
Keeping Minnesotans safe from senseless gun violence
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long talk to the Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action about a surge in grassroots organizing among their membership and what it means for the 2020 legislative session. 
17:46
February 25, 2020
A future with Paid Family & Medical Leave for everyone is possible
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long talk to a small business owner and a physician about what our future could look like if all Minnesotans had access to Paid Family & Medical Leave. 
19:31
February 18, 2020
Season 2 debut of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Jamie Long kick off season 2 of the Minnesota Values Podcast. Governor Tim Walz joins the show to talk priorities for the 2020 legislative session.
14:29
February 11, 2020
Summer Bonus Episode of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson visit the Great Minnesota Get Together to record the summer bonus episode of the podcast. They chat with Minnesotans from across the state, who each share their own perspective on how we can make a state that works better for all of us.
44:55
August 28, 2019
A Special Episode of the Minnesota Values Podcast
In a special session edition of the Minnesota Values Podcast, co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview E-12 Education Finance Chair Jim Davnie of Minneapolis about substantial new investments in schools and kiddos of all ages.
19:52
May 30, 2019
Episode 11 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler about the status of state budget negotiations and celebrate approval of all of the House DFL's Top 10 priority bills.
16:32
May 9, 2019
Episode 10 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Tina Liebling of Rochester about Minn. House Democrats' commitment to accessible, affordable health care for every Minnesotan (House File 3).
16:35
May 1, 2019
Episode 9 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Tim Mahoney of St. Paul about preventing wage theft (House File 6).
16:58
April 24, 2019
Episode 8 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Jamie Long interviews Rep. Rob Ecklund of International Falls about providing border-to-border broadband internet access for all Minnesotans (House File 7), followed by a conversation about the House Veterans and Military Affairs Division, chaired by Rep. Ecklund.
13:15
April 10, 2019
Episode 7 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Laurie Halverson about giving every Minnesotan access to Paid Family and Medical Leave (House File 5).
14:52
April 3, 2019
Episode 6 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Heather Edelson of Edina about providing every Minnesota student with the supports they deserve (House File 2).
17:27
March 27, 2019
Episode 5 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. John Lesch of St. Paul about addressing prescription drug price-gouging and giving every Minnesotan access to earned sick and safe time (House Files 4 and 11).
23:27
March 20, 2019
Episode 4 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn of Eden Prairie about HF 1 -- the Great Start for All Minnesota Children Act.
15:00
March 13, 2019
Episode 3 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Reps. Dave Pinto and Ruth Richardson about gun violence prevention legislation (House Files 8 and 9).
18:52
March 1, 2019
Episode 2 of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long and Liz Olson interview Rep. Kelly Moller of Shoreview about HF 10.
13:18
February 18, 2019
Inaugural episode of the Minnesota Values Podcast
Co-hosts Jamie Long of Minneapolis and Liz Olson of Duluth introduce us to the Minnesota Values Podcast. Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman is interviewed.
14:49
February 5, 2019