Tag: State Treasurer Eric Schmitt

Schmitt announces Missouri FIRST initiative to help small businesses and farmers

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is back on the road this week, announcing the revamping of the state’s linked deposit program. Speaking in Springfield, Schmitt announced the launch and rebranding of the program, which will now be called Missouri FIRST (Financing Investment in our Rural, Small Business, and Technology communities). The initiative will be aimed at helping small businesses and agricultural operations grow and expand through the issuing of low-interest loans. “Small […]

St. Louis County Easterseals invites congressional staff & local elected officials to open house

BALLWIN, Mo. — Easterseals Midwest has invited congressional office staff members, community leaders and local elected officials to learn more about their work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Missouri. Easterseals Midwest, a century-old disability service provider, is hosting an open house Friday in Ballwin to inform local lawmakers and leaders about the work it does to help children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain skills to achieve all life has […]

RELEASE: Schmitt joins Missouri Rising Action as honorary chairman

Longtime Republican National Committeeman Lance Beshore also joins Missouri Rising Action’s Board of Directors JEFFERSON CITY – Thursday, Missouri Rising Action announced that Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has joined the pro-Josh Hawley Super PAC as Honorary Chairman, and Missouri’s longtime former Republican National Committeeman Lance Beshore has joined the group’s Board of Directors. “After nearly a dozen years in Washington DC, Claire McCaskill has grown out of touch with Missouri and her partisan liberal […]

RELEASE: Schmitt joins Missouri Rising Action as honorary chairman

Longtime Republican National Committeeman Lance Beshore also joins Missouri Rising Action’s Board of Directors JEFFERSON CITY – Thursday, Missouri Rising Action announced that Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has joined the pro-Josh Hawley Super PAC as Honorary Chairman, and Missouri’s longtime former Republican National Committeeman Lance Beshore has joined the group’s Board of Directors. “After nearly a dozen years in Washington DC, Claire McCaskill has grown out of touch with Missouri and her partisan liberal […]

Treasurer Schmitt talks tax reform on Fox Business Network

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt appeared on Fox Business Network’s Varney and Company Wednesday morning to talk about President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, just hours before the President landed for his second visit to the Show-Me State. Schmitt spoke about the reform bills, saying he hoped U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill would vote for the tax cut but said that Missourians are “prepared to be disappointed.” Schmitt spoke about the tax cuts […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the Trump administration. “In September, I called on Congress to finally fix this problem and put working families first by passing substantive tax reform by the […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the Trump administration. “In September, I called on Congress to finally fix this problem and put working families first by passing substantive tax reform by the […]

Treasurer Schmitt launches new website to track state’s economic performance

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Finding updated information about Missouri’s economy just got a lot easier thanks to State Treasurer Eric Schmitt. Today, Schmitt announced the launch of MissouriDashboard.com where citizens can easily track and monitor Missouri’s economic performance. The Missouri Economic Dashboard gives the public a snapshot of the state’s economic climate and features key data on unemployment, state and national debt, exports, housing, education and more. County-by-county breakdowns are available for several of the dashboard’s indicators. “This […]

Trump outlines goals for major tax reform, Missouri Republicans approve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – President Donald Trump on Wednesday kicked off his tour to pitch his plan to bring heavy changes to America’s federal tax code, and while he discussed some of what he hopes to accomplish while making his first stop in Missouri, he didn’t spend much time going into the details of the plan. In a short speech given at a local ventilation and furnace company located in Springfield, Mo., the Republican president […]

Schmitt will not run for U.S. Senate in 2018, paves way for Hawley to run

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt will not be seeking the Republican nomination to run against U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in 2018. Schmitt had been considered a top candidate to enter the Senate race, which is expected to feature a potentially large field of Republican hopefuls looking to unseat the top Democrat in the Show-Me State. The Republican met with top Republican officials in Washington D.C. in July to discuss a potential bid […]