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Schomacker, Joe

House 2011-2012 (District 22A); House 2013-Present (District 22A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/25/1986
Birth Place: , Minnesota
Birth County: Rock
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Luverne
Occupation (when first elected): Independent Public Relations Consultant

EDUCATION

Luverne High School; Secondary; Graduate
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota; B.A.; Public Administration, Speech Communication, and Political Science; 2008
George Washington University; M.P.S.; Professional Studies, Strategic Communications

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Single
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 3240

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22A
Elected: 11/6/2018
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Business
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services Policy Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
  • Ways & Means Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Health and Human Services Finance Division Minutes

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22A
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Business
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Health & Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Health & Human Services Reform (Chair) Minutes

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22A
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Business
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Aging & Long-Term Care Policy (Chair) Minutes
  • Agriculture Policy Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Reform Minutes

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22A
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Business
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Policy Minutes
  • Housing Finance and Policy Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Independent Public Relations Consultant
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Judiciary Policy and Finance Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Schutz, Lee Ann. "Standing Up to Goliath." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 4, 2011, p. 20.



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