This lively hour features guests and issues of interest to Rochester, MN residents with monthly visits by Mayor Kim Norton, Olmsted County Sheriff Torgerson, and a rotating panel of other local experts. Conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom is a regular and helps Andy dissect the issues of the day on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
A Legal Challenge to the Biden Student Loan Forgiveness Plan
Tom and Andy discuss the brewing court fight over the $400+ billion program and the continued criticism of the Walz Administration over the Feeding Our Future Scandal.
The Fallout From the Feeding Our Future Scandal
Tom and Andy talk about the highly unusual move by Minnesota's Judicial Branch to refute claims made by Governor Tim Walz.
The Impact of the Lourdes Swatting Call and More Discussions of School Start Times
Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Kent Pekel talks about the incident at Mayo High School while a massive law enforcement response was taking place at Lourdes High School.
Is Biden's Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Plan Unconstitutional?
Former Congressman Tim Penny discusses whether the President exceeded his constitutional authority and whether there will be a challenge to his actions. Also, Patrick Seeb shares a DMC update.
The $250 Million "Feeding Our Future" Fraud Scandal
Tom and Andy talk about the Justice Department's announcement that nearly 50 people, including 4 from Rochester, are accused of ripping off a COVID program that supplied meals to kids during the pandemic.
The Cost of Gov. Walz's Energy Policies
Tom and Andy discuss a new report that predict the Governor's energy plans will result add thousands of dollars to the average Minnesotan's annual energy bills.