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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 191 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 1303

    Natural resources authorities, citizen oversight committees, enforcement, wild animals possession, and licensing modifications

  • SF 1132

    County waste reduction and recycling funding purposes and solid waste management tax revenue allocation modifications; recycling markets and potential new product development analysis and appropriation

  • SF 1122

    Surcharges on vehicle parking violations credited to highway user tax distribution fund requirement

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  • SF 1150

    Minnesota Telemedicine Act

  • SF 1118

    Goodview and Minnesota City railroad crossing quiet zone construction project grant bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1117

    Goodhue Pioneer state trail bond issue and appropriation

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