Rep. Tom Rukavina, the shortest Minnesota governor candidate at 5-foot-3, is the center of attention before a Wednesday forum that featured 11 candidates. With him are Reps. Tom Emmer and Margaret Anderson Kelliher. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis
Forum shows slight differences among governor candidates
Tom Rukavina did not mince words in Minnesota's first gubernatorial forum featuring candidates from both major parties.
"I am going to tax everybody in this room," the Virginia Democratic state representative declared.
He promised that if elected he would raise taxes on the richest Minnesotans more than others, but all Minnesotans would pay an income tax surcharge.
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