Paulsen Pushing For Tax Cut For Craft BreweriesOn the first Sunday breweries in Minneapolis could sell growlers beer, Rep. Eric Paulsen appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning, saying he wants an excise tax cut for small breweries.
Talking Points: Dayton, Daudt Hopeful Ahead Of Special SessionA special session that was expected to be difficult just got a whole lot messier. On Saturday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the agriculture-and-environment bill, as well the jobs bill. That’s on top of the education bill he also vetoed earlier in the week.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith: Why Won’t The Legislature Compromise On Education?Gov. Mark Dayton is not wavering in his threat to veto any education bill that doesn’t include more money for Minnesota schools and funding for universal pre-K, his top officer said on Sunday.
Talking Points: Use Of Paid Informant Causes Concern In Somali CommunityUnprecedented security is expected Tuesday when four of six Minnesota terror suspects arrested last month appear in federal court in Minneapolis.
Talking Points: 'No Simple Answers' In Stopping Terror RecruitmentIt’s been one week since news broke that six young Minnesota men were charged with trying to join ISIS.
BCA Trainer Talks Safety For Kids OnlineAs kids head back to school following the holiday break, many will be showing their friends the new tech gadgets they got as gifts.
Interview: Alan Page Talks Children's Book, Race In AmericaJustice Alan Page has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court eight years longer than he played in the NFL. He's in the football Hall of Fame, and now he's added another title to his name – children's book author.
Talking Points: Bachmann Leaving Congress, Not PoliticsAfter 8 years in Congress, one of Minnesota’s best known political figures is leaving office. But Rep. Michele Bachmann isn't leaving quietly.
Interview: MNsure CEO Talks Enrollment, Website IssuesScott Leitz, the head of MNsure, spoke with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning, a day before the scheduled deadline for consumers to sign up for health insurance as required by the Affordable Care Act.
Jeff Johnson Talks On Redskins Name, Taxes & ObamacareOn WCCO Sunday Morning, I did a long interview with Jeff Johnson, the Republican hopeful for governor. With just days until Election Day, Johnson is trailing in the polls to incumbent Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.
Esme's Blog: Lt. Col. Mark Weber -- American HeroOn Sunday, June 2 , Lt. Col. Mark Weber was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning. Weber had spoken six days earlier at the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Snelling. His message of service and duty echoed through that beautiful spot. Hundreds applauded after he finished.
Talking Points: Bachmann Vs. Graves In The Sixth DistrictOne of the hottest elections this November will be in the 6th Congressional District. This weekend, businessman Jim Graves won the DFL nomination to run against incumbent Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.