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State Treasurer Eric Schmitt testifies in support of right-to-work legislation Jan. 10, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/ THE MISSOURI TIMES)

State Treasurer Schmitt all about taking care of unfinished business in first few months

State Treasurer Schmitt all about taking care of unfinished business in first few months

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s state treasurer, Eric Schmitt, is no rookie when it comes to the legislative session, and though the former senator is no longer serving in the chamber, his influence has been felt in the business of the Missouri General Assembly this year. Schmitt has quickly taken to his new role as

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt set a new record, becoming the first State Treasurer in Missouri history to return $1,000,000 in unclaimed property in their first 11 days in office.

Schmitt breaks record for reaching $1,000,000 unclaimed property return benchmark

JEFFERSON CITY – Eric Schmitt today became the first State Treasurer in Missouri history to return $1,000,000 in unclaimed property in their first 11 days in office. “From day one I have made it a top priority to return Missouri’s unclaimed property to its rightful owners as quickly and efficiently as possible,” said Schmitt. “My

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Races for Statewide Executive Offices: A Week in Review

Less than two weeks away from Election Day, and the stakes are still high in the races for executive office. Republicans have the advantage when it comes to raising funds in the race for lieutenant governor, secretary of state and treasurer, but having money doesn’t necessarily guarantee a victory on November 8th. Here’s the latest

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September Tip Sheet: Statewides

Governor The heavyweight fight of Missouri politics. Conventional wisdom was that Chris Koster would start the fall campaign with a half step lead of any Republican after a very divisive primary, and that seems to be where this campaign starts with Koster up 8 percent in our latest poll. He has taken his head start

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Schmitt forms coalition to reach out to farmers

ROLLA, Mo. – Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, announced a new grassroots outreach program geared towards the rural community. He says he launched his Missouri Agriculture Coalition to better hear the concerns and ideas of Missouri’s farmers. “Agriculture is vital to Missouri’s economy and the state treasurer has a role to play in ensuring our farm families have the

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Fire fighters endorse Schmitt for treasurer

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters announced their endorsement of Sen. Eric Schmitt for state treasurer Wednesday during a campaign stop in Cape Girardeau. “Firefighters and first responders put their lives in danger to protect the safety, security and health of our loved ones and our communities,” Schmitt said.  “We owe these

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Schmitt announces Defund Iran Plan with Steelman and Mandel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Eric Schmitt, Republican nominee for state treasurer, announced his Defund Iran Plan on Thursday, which he said will “keep Missouri taxpayer dollars away from the state sponsors of terror.” “Missourians react with shock and anger when they learn that President Obama’s disastrous deal with Iran includes a provision allowing

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TWMP: Teresa Hensley and the Democratic primary for treasurer

On a special double feature episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn sits down with former Cass County prosecutor Teresa Hensley to talk about her bid to become the state’s next attorney general. Hensley talks about her experience as a prosecutor and attorney and how she wants to translate that experience into the

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Schmitt reflects on SB 5 and SB 572

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When SB 572 passed last week, it marked the completion of what some see as significant civil rights legislation in response to the unrest in Ferguson two years ago, joining last year’s SB 5. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, addresses municipalities using non-moving violation citations to generate revenue.

Brown withdraws from race for treasurer

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Dan Brown has withdrawn from the race for treasurer, removing his name from the candidate filings, citing “it is not God’s plan for him to make a statewide race at this time.” Brown has given Senate colleague and Republican candidate for treasurer Sen. Eric Schmitt his full support. Brown’s full

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