Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and talks about the Grain Belt Express Clean Power Line. (audio)

Steve Alexander fills in Max Armstrong, who is in California attending Commodity Classic today.

I bet there was a lot of discussion at Commodity Classic about Sen. Ted Cruz releasing his hold on Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey’s nomination for a post at USDA. Northey has been Iowa Agriculture Secretary for 11 years.

In Indiana, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed bill ending state’s decades-old ban on carryout sale of alcohol.

The Grain Belt Express Clean Power Line would run from Missouri through eastern states.

There is a gun show this weekend in Wheaton, Ill. They won’t be raffling off any AR-15 weapons. Sales of these weapons is also prohibited at the show.

Jan Morgan, who declared her shooting range a Muslim-free zone in 2014, will run for Arkansas governor. Also on the ballot in Arkansas,  Elvis D. Presley, who is running for Congress as a Libertarian.

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