MPR News will host a gubernatorial forum Wednesday at noon featuring the four major Republican candidates for governor. The debate will be held in studio on July 30 at noon and will air live on the radio and online. The forum will feature Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, Scott Honour, state Rep. Kurt Zellers , Read more

“Residents in southeastern Minnesota will have three opportunities this week to discuss a proposed high-speed rail line between the Twin Cities and Rochester,” writes MPR News reporter Elizabeth Baier. Federal, state, and county officials are currently evaluating possible routes for a the proposed Zip Rail service’s 100-mile corridor that spans seven counties. Earlier this summer, Read more

The four Republicans running for governor in next month’s primary aren’t saying much about a topic important to many Republicans: social issues. Even as Scott Honour, Jeff Johnson, Marty Seifert and Kurt Zellers tout their conservative credentials on the campaign trail, they’re largely steering clear of topics like abortion and same-sex marriage. Voters, they argue, Read more