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November 3, 2017
State board: Goodhue Republicans improperly earmarked campaign funds for Goggin campaign
A local Republican Party chapter must pay a fine after state campaign finance officials determined the group funneled contributions into Sen. Mike Goggin's campaign. Goodhue County Republican Party of Minnesota donated $1,000 to Goggin's campaign committee after receiving a check...
November 3, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 27, 2017
Schmit leads new Growth and Justice research group
Fresh off a four-year term at the Minnesota Capitol, former Sen. Matt Schmit will take the lead of a new project with advocacy and policy research group Growth and Justice. The group aims to develop policies that stimulate economic prosperity throughout the state. Schmit will work...
February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 22, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Former Red Wing senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group; Mall of America seeks chronicler for 25th anniversary
ST. PAUL—Fresh off a five-year career at the Minnesota State Capitol, former Sen. Matt Schmit will take the lead of a new project with advocacy and policy research group Growth and Justice. The group aims to develop policies that stimulate economic prosperity throughout the...
February 22, 2017 - 9:59am
November 9, 2016
Goggin to proceed to Senate
Minnesota Senate candidate Mike Goggin, R-Red Wing, bested incumbent Matt Schmit, D-Red Wing, with a 54.24 percent lead in the race for District...
November 9, 2016 - 1:43am
November 8, 2016
UPDATE: Goggin ahead in Goodhue County with more than half of precincts reporting
Senate District 21 candidate Mike Goggin, R-Red Wing, leads the race in Goodhue county with 55.08 percent of vote. Incumbent Matt Schmit, D-Red...
November 8, 2016 - 10:04pm
October 29, 2016
House and Senate candidates take aim at MN's health care crisis
Keith Nardinger, an insurance agent with Farm Bureau Financial Services in Red Wing, expects about 50 of his clients — mostly farmers — to lose coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield as the company prepares to withdraw from Minnesota save for its costly Blue Plus Health...
October 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 28, 2016
LETTER: Schmit puts his needs first
To the Editor: Matt Schmit asserts that he is a “public policy consultant” with his business P3 Strategies. Just what does a public policy consultant do? According to Schmit, one such activity of his business is to professionally consult with Minnesota cities and counties around...
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
LETTER: Vote Schmit out
To the Editor: Sen. Matt Schmit loves to tax hard-working Minnesotans. In 2013 he voted for a sales tax placed on farm equipment and repair labor. Several farm groups, such as the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Farm Bureau and Farmers...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 27, 2016
LETTER: Schmit is leader on health care front
To the Editor: As a nurse I see firsthand the strengths and shortcomings of our health care system. Fortunately, Sen. Matt Schmit does, too. Some suggest that MNsure, our state-based health insurance exchange, is the problem. Unfortunately, the reality isn’t that simple. A small,...
October 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2016
LETTER: Keep Schmit working for rural schools
To the Editor: The issues relative to school finance are often rural versus metro rather than issues between the political parties. In 1972 when the Minnesota Miracle was supposed to equalize funding across districts, millions of additional dollars had to be added under Aid for Dependent...
October 26, 2016 - 9:54am
Candidate Q&A: Senate District 21
Voters will choose one of two Red Wing residents for Minnesota Senate District 21, which covers Goodhue, Dodge, Winona and Wabasha Counties....
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
October 11, 2016
LETTER: Schmit works hard and works for us
To the Editor: Surely, the silly season in campaign politics is upon us when Sen. Matt Schmit’s standing as rural leader is called into question. As a local provider representative on the state Broadband Task Force, I sat shoulder to shoulder with him at legislative tables in the...
October 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 5, 2016
LETTER: Vote with health care woes top of mind
To the Editor: Many folks this fall are saying that health care costs are the No. 1 issue for the middle-class family and small businesses in Minnesota this election year. Politicians who voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and MNsure promised that...
October 5, 2016 - 11:15am
LETTER: Schmit stands out for his commitment
To the Editor: The recent League of Women Voters forum offered area voters a great opportunity to compare and contrast legislative candidates on a variety of issues. Clear differences were evident, and we’d like to compliment the performance of our state senator, Matt Schmit. We’ve...
October 5, 2016 - 11:00am
October 4, 2016
House and Senate hopefuls tackle senior health care issues
Nursing facility infrastructure, senior care staff shortages and access to telemedicine — the use of telecommunication to provide health...
October 4, 2016 - 3:10pm