Replay – DFL Legislators Detail Barriers to Women in GOP Budget Proposals

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2011 Legislative Session

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Today at 10:45 a.m. in the Minnesota State Capitol, DFL legislators discussed how the GOP agenda would negatively impact Minnesota women. They claim that Republicans have introduced budgets that create significant barriers for Minnesota women to succeed. DFL legislators speakers included State Rep. Tina Liebling (DFL – Rochester), State Sen. Kathy Sheran (DFL-Mankato), State Rep. Kate Knuth (DFL- New Brighton), State Rep. Rena Moran (DFL – St. Paul), and State Rep. Erin Murphy (DFL – St. Paul) State Rep. Kim Norton (DFL – Rochester) and State Rep. Jean Wagenius.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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