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House & Senate Broadcast Television Schedule - a list of upcoming events

Tuesday, May. 24, 2016

• Legislative television programming is produced and created by the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate •


The 90th Session of the Minnesota Legislature must convene at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.


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LEGISLATIVE WEBCASTS
(All times are Central Time Zone)

SENATE WEBCASTS
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017
Opening Day of the 90th Session of the Minnesota Legislature
12:00 p.m. - (live) Senate Floor session

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HOUSE WEBCASTS:
Tuesday, October 4
(HTV2)
10:00 a.m. - (live) Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission
General Commission business:.
- Minutes.
- Future meeting dates.
- Review work plan.
- Updated health workforce spending table.
Health Workforce Landscape - overview and update:.
- Laura McLain, Department of Health.
Update on 2016 Direct Care Workforce Summit:.
- Loren Colman, Assistant Commissioner for Continuing Care for Older Adults, Department of Human Services
- Judy Giel, Chair, Workforce Task Force, Minnesota Home Care Association
Mental Health Workforce Issues: Update on the Mental Health Workforce Summit’s recommendations
- Valerie DeFor, Executive Director, HealthForce Minnesota
- Lynn Sando, Public Policy Coordinator, NAMI Minnesota
Telehealth update
- Danna MacKenzie, Executive Director, Office of Broadband Development, Department of Employment and Economic Development
- Jay McLaren, VP, Public Policy & Government Relations, Medica
- Mandy Bell, Innovations Officer, Avera eCare (by telephone)
Public comment.

Wednesday, October 5
(HTV2)
2:00 p.m. - (live) MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee
Committee business.
Review of August 2016 Department of Commerce-Department of Health Request for Proposal; Status of 2017 Individual Market:.
- Department of Commerce.
- Department of Health.
Update from MNsure and preview of 2017 open enrollment:.
- MNsure.
- MN.IT.
Update on the Minnesota Eligibility System:.
- Department of Human Services.
- Association of Minnesota Counties.
- Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators.
Update from Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters.
Questions and discussion.

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017
(HTV1)
Opening Day of the 90th Session of the Minnesota Legislature
12:00 p.m. - (live) House Floor session


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CHANNEL GUIDE:

Legislative television coverage is broadcast statewide on the Minnesota Channel which is carried by the six public television stations around the state. All programming broadcast on the Minnesota Channel is closed-captioned.

• For viewers using over-the-air antennas, legislative television coverage is available on the Minnesota Channel, which is broadcast by your local public television station.
• For cable subscribers, legislative television coverage is available if your local cable system carries the Minnesota Channel. Check your local listings, contact your cable provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your cable system.
• For satellite television subscribers, legislative television coverage is available on DirecTV. Check your local listings, contact your satellite service provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your satellite television service. Legislative television coverage is not available on DISH Network.
• Check channel listings below.

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STATEWIDE ON THE MINNESOTA CHANNEL
• Twin Cities Public Television (St. Paul and Minneapolis)
Look for “tptMN”
Broadcast: Channel 2-2
Cable: Comcast channel 202 in Minneapolis and channel 243 in St. Paul; Mediacom channel 102; and Charter channel 396.
DirecTV: Channel 17-2
* DirecTV is in the process of replacing old (silver) home receiver units. To receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2 from DirecTV, subscribers have to:
1. Have local to local service.
2. Have a new (black) home receiver unit.
3. Open the small panel on the lower right side of the receiver unit and hit the red (reset) button while the TV is on. This reset should successfully allow you to receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2

• WDSE (Duluth)
Look for “The Minnesota Channel”
Broadcast: Duluth channel 8-4; Hibbing-Iron Range channel 31-4
Cable: Duluth/Superior - Charter channel 396

• KSMQ (Austin)
Look for “KSMQ MN Channel”
Broadcast: Channel 15-4

• Lakeland Public Television (Bemidji & Brainerd)
Look for “Lakeland Minnesota”
Broadcast: Bemidji channel 9-6 or Brainerd Lakes channel 22-6
Cable: Lakeland - Paul Bunyan channel 175

• Pioneer Public Television (Appleton)
Look for “Pioneer MN”
Broadcast: West Central Minnesota Channel 10-3 or Southwestern Minnesota Channel 20-3

• Prairie Public Television (Northwestern Minnesota)
Look for “MN Channel”
Broadcast: KCGE Crookston/East Grand Forks area channel 16-3 and KFME (Fargo/Moorhead/Fergus Falls area) channel 13-3

• Other cable channels
Alexandria - channel 396
Austin - channel 396
Brainerd - channel 396
Buffalo - channel 396
Eagle Lake - channel 133
Ellendale - channel 133
Faribault - channel 133
Lake Crystal - channel 133
Little Falls - channel 396
Lowry - channel 396
Mankato - channel 133
Minnesota Lake - channel 84
New Richland - channel 133
North Mankato - channel 133
Owatonna - channel 396
Rochester - channel 396
St. Clair - channel 133
St. Cloud - channel 396

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