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Matt Schmit

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 21
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Matt Schmit represents Senate District 21 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 213 bills.

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Room 306
    St. Paul, MN 55155-1606
  • sen.matt.schmit@senate.mn



News and Blog Coverage

DFL senators want the public to vote on minimum-wage inflation factor

This is one in a series of articles funded by a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation. Democratic lawmakers in control of the Senate introduced a new wrinkle into the state’s minimum-wage debate this week, proposing to take the contentious question of indexing the wage to inflation out of the ...

DFL politicians hold daily State Fair issues panels

DFL politicians are scheduled to hold daily discussions at the State Fair on topical issues, mostly involving their political accomplishments. Here's the schedule for the 1 p.m. panels, to be held in the booth on Dan Patch Ave., two blocks west of the Snelling Avenue entrance: Friday : A historic ...

Township governments hit pause on frac sand at yearly meetings, wait for state legislature to act

Sally Jo Sorensen As the Minnesota legislature mulls over bills to regulate and tax industrial sand mining in the gopher state, the Rochester Post Bulletin reports (with an unintentionally misleading headline) that For townships, silica not a hot issue at their annual meetings coming up Tuesday. Read the article, however, ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SF 2055

    Residential nonhomestead property and apartment property improvements property tax valuation exclusion

  • SF 2065

    Red Wing Sheldon Theatre renovation bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 2042

    U.S. highway #61 in Red Wing reconstruction bond issue and appropriation

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  • SF 1987

    Shade tree removal and replacement grant appropriation

  • SF 2001

    Home-based monitoring of persons with disabilities pilot program appropriation

  • SF 1955

    School districts general education disparity aid creation

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