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Festival recap: Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on child care, policing, and other issues facing Minnesota

A look back at the conversations from MinnPost Festival 2022, including this conversation with Peggy Flanagan, Lt. Governor of Minnesota.

On Thursday, April 28, MinnPost welcomed Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan to MinnPost Festival. Among several topics, the discussion covered Lt. Gov. Flanagan’s focus on child care, as well as her response to a report from the state Department of Human Rights on racism and sexism in the Minneapolis Police Dept. The session was held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and moderated by MinnPost Staff Writer Walker Orenstein.

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We’ll continue to highlight Festival sessions in the week ahead, but you can see recordings of all sessions on our YouTube page right now.

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