At Issue: Feb. 27 — Filling Hagedorn’s US House seat, interview with Sen. Gazelka

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It’s been just over a week since the passing of Congressman Jim Hagedorn, and the person who fills the vacant seat in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District has an unusual journey ahead of them.

Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen, DFL-Edina, announced her decision not to run again this fall after the new redistricting map put her against a DFL colleague.

We talk with former Senate majority leader and GOP gubernatorial candidate Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-East Gull Lake, about what he thinks should be done regarding public safety and crime around the state.

Plus, our political analysts look into the different proposals by lawmakers to put money in the pockets of Minnesotans.