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Broadcasting live during the legislative session as bills are passed and deals are made. All the most important lawmakers and decision makers from every corner of the state make regular appearances in live debates, committee highlights and floor action. Almanac at the Capitol is hosted by Mary Lahammer and David Gillette. Want to watch full episodes of Almanac at the Capitol? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG
Broadcasting live during the legislative session as bills are passed and deals are made. All the most important lawmakers and decision makers from every corner of the state make regular appearances in live debates, committee highlights and floor action. Almanac at the Capitol is hosted by Mary Lahammer and David Gillette. Want to watch full episodes of Almanac at the Capitol? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG

Step Aboard Minnesota’s First All-Electric Bus

  According to the new administration of Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota's transportation future is electric. David Gillette hopped on an (almost) all-electric bus to learn...

Gun Control Triggers a Divided Debate at the Capitol

  Hundreds of people filled the Minnesota State Capitol as the Legislature considers bills to expand background checks and create red-flag orders that allow law...

Tired of Political Partisanship? You’re Not Alone.

  If you're tired of all the partisanship in America, you're not alone. According to a new group called "Better Angels," there's a growing number...

Will MN Adopt a 100% Renewable Energy Standard by 2050?

  The landscape of the state is changing. Wind farms now dot the horizon as Minnesota moves to become a top-10 wind energy producer. Wind...

So Minnesota has a budget surplus. Now what?

  Lawmakers will come into the 2019 Legislative Session with a projected budget surplus of $1.5 billion. Gov. Mark Dayton (DFL-MN) entered office in 2010...

Election Night: Inside a Political Reporter’s Notebook

After 20 years of covering politics in Minnesota, I like to create a list of races to watch for our staff on election night....

2018 Gubernatorial Debate Debrief

  Immediately after the final 2018 Minnesota gubernatorial debate between Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz, we asked two members of the “Wrong About Everything” podcast,...
A large crowd at a congressional debate

Voters Pack Synagogue For Congressional Debate

More than a thousand people jammed into Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park to hear from candidates in the Democratic stronghold of the...
Mitch Pearlstein, Center of the American Experiment

People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein

David profiles Mitch Pearlstein with the Center of the American Experiment.
Minnesota Diversity Goals

State Diversity Goals Scorecard

Governor Dayton set diversity goals 2 years ago. How’s he doing? David Gillette reports.