It’s always a day of some sort at the Minnesota Capitol. Groups lobby for legislation, and for the most part only the most sympathetic legislators pay much attention. That changes for Minnesota Zoo Day at the Capitol, however. Nobody lobbies like a snake, or a frog, or an eagle.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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