GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Your Legislators host Barry Anderson will once again moderate the 2020 premiere broadcast of Your Legislators on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 8 p.m. on many public television stations across the state. Legislative guests will include, Senator Mary Kiffmeyer (R) President Pro Tem of Big Lake, District 30, Senator Jim Carlson (DFL) of Eagan, District 51; Representative Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL) of New Brighton, District 41B; and Representative Jim Nash (R) of Waconia, District 47A.
Viewers with questions are encouraged to call 1-800-726-3178, email email@example.com or tweet @YourLegislators during the hour-long program.
Your Legislators broadcasts are repeated every Monday on the Minnesota Channel at 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. through the end of the legislative session in May.
Each episode of the program is made available for viewing online at www.pioneer.org/yourlegislators. Short video segments featuring the issues discussed in each program can also be viewed online.
Pioneer Public Television began broadcasting Your Legislators 40 years ago in 1981. In past years, viewers from more than 500 communities throughout Minnesota have called or emailed questions to the program.
“It is the only statewide, live, call-in program where citizens can have their questions answered directly,” said Your Legislators producer, Jon Panzer. “We expect there will be a lot of interest in this session as the Legislature begins working with Governor Walz on the bonding bill”
Statewide broadcasts of Your Legislators are sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees(MAPE), the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5 and Minnesota Farmers Union.
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