Flynn calls on experience to separate himself from other Democrat candidates

Door County Daily News
June 10, 2018

One of the ten Democrat candidates for Governor was in Door County on Saturday morning, meeting with voters to separate himself from the rest of the field. Matt Flynn, a retired lawyer from Milwaukee who had also served as the Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman and decided to run due to his concerns about the direction Wisconsin is headed. Flynn says his experience sets him apart from the other candidates.

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Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself In 2018

Wisconsin Public Radio
June 5, 2018

Flynn — a Navy veteran, a former state Democratic Party chair, and a longtime attorney for a major Milwaukee firm — [is] introducing himself to many voters for the first time.

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Listen: Matt Flynn at Kevin Booth's Opioid Crisis Roundtable

May 3, 2018

Gubernatorial candidate talks Foxconn

The Pointer (UWSP)
May 8, 2018

Matt Flynn, one of the Wisconsin democratic gubernatorial candidates, visited Stevens Point this April 30, to talk about Foxconn. During the event, which he called a “Foxconn Hearing,” he discussed his concerns regarding the manufacturing plant and his plan for getting the state out of the Foxconn deal.

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Flynn coordinates with Lyndon Station health group

Juneau County Star-Times
Apr 26, 2018

“The one area of discussion as I go around the state that I find none of the candidates have expertise on is exactly what you’re doing, which is treatment of the opioid crisis,” Flynn said. Flynn expressed skepticism over the idea of economic despair being the root cause of the crisis. “I’d like to get a much deeper understanding of what’s going on.”

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Op-Ed: A New Approach to Treating Addiction and Mental Illness

By Matt Flynn
Apr 13, 2018

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit Pine Valley Integrated Services in Juneau County, where health care professionals work with patients suffering from addiction or diagnosed with other mental health issues. The work they do goes beyond basic treatment. They work to enroll patients in insurance plans and develop wraparound support for those facing food and housing insecurity. Their work requires them to collaborate with law enforcement and other government and community agencies.

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Democrat Matt Flynn Talks About the Race for Wisconsin Governor

WFRV Newsmaker Sunday
Apr 12, 2018

Matt Flynn is a Navy veteran, attorney, and former Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Flynn is the oldest in a large family and went to school on scholarships. His platforms include education, protecting the environment and jobs in Wisconsin.

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Matt Flynn campaigns against Foxconn deal during stop in Eau Claire

WQOW
Apr 6, 2018

Flynn is hoping that he'll be the one to unseat Governor Walker this November. He's the only veteran in the field and met with his fellow vets at the Eau Claire VFW on Starr Avenue Friday morning. Like several of his Democratic opponents, he's no fan of the Foxconn deal.

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Flynn stops by Eau Claire to talk on run for governor

WEAU
Apr 5, 2018

He says Gov. Walker is vulnerable and Wisconsinites are responding to the Democratic message. He says if he's elected he'll reverse the Foxconn deal.

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Flynn wants to lead Wisconsin
Democratic gubernatorial candidate visits Marinette

Marinette Eagle Herald
Mar 23, 2018

“I do not want to stand by and see our democracy destroyed,” he said. “Scott Walker has really betrayed our state to his donors. We used to be known for honest government, clean water and high wages in this state: Now we’re known nationally for corrupt government, dirty water and low wages.”

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Democratic candidate for governor visits Shawano

Shawano Leader
Mar 23, 2018

Matt Flynn, a navy veteran and former chair of the state Democratic Party, met with members of the Shawano County Democratic Party at the civic center to talk about his vision for restoring Wisconsin to its progressive roots.

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Matt Flynn running for governor

Juneau County Star Times
Mar 7, 2018

Flynn feels his campaign is heading in the right direction to win the nomination. “We have the momentum,” Flynn said. “As the undecideds make their mind, they usually break for the candidate with the momentum.”

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Opinion (John Nichols):
Matt Flynn: Pardon pot offenders

The Cap Times
Feb 4, 2018

Together with his commitment to pardon nonviolent offenders convicted of marijuana possession, Flynn’s legalization agenda — which he spells out on his campaign website — is a model for gubernatorial candidates in Wisconsin and across the country.

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Gubernatorial candidate visits Grantsburg

Burnett County Sentinel
Jan 20, 2018

GRANTSBURG––Last week candidate for governor, Matt Flynn was in Burnett County and stopped by the Sentinel offices. Later that day he was in Siren at the senior center for the Burnett County Democrats Appreciation Dinner and their get out the vote kickoff weekend.

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Dems to Gather at Rice Lake

Barron News-Shield
Jan 17, 2018

“We’ve been busy for three months now,” said Matt Flynn, former chair of the state Democratic Party. Flynn’s campaign arranged a Friday, Jan. 12, telephone interview with the Barron News-Shield

Flynn was in the area last week, making appearances in Polk, St. Croix, Burnett, and Price counties. He will send a representative to Rice Lake tomorrow, Jan. 18, 2018, to appear in a meet-and-greet hosted by the Barron County Democratic Party (see infographic for information).

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Gubernatorial hopeful visits area
Family ties to city of Monroe bring Flynn to discuss issues

Monroe Times
Dec 6, 2017

MONROE - A gubernatorial candidate stopped by the residence of family friends Hans and Bobbie Bernet Monday to talk about his wishes to cure division among Wisconsin residents and restore a way of life changed under the leadership of current Governor Scott Walker.

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Flynn said he's running to restore the Wisconsin Way

Sawyer County Record
Nov 22, 2017

“Listening to Matt Flynn, retired lawyer, former Wisconsin Democratic Party chairman and Navy veteran, one gets the impression if he is elected governor of Wisconsin in 2018 he'll follow, in part, the playbook President Donald Trump is often accused of pursuing — that of removing the legacy of his predecessor.”

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State Reppin' #79: Guv Series: Matt Flynn is in (studio)!

Riverwest Radio
Nov 20, 2017

Matt Flynn discusses his run for Governor on Capital City Sunday

WKOW 27
Nov 8, 2017

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Matt Flynn on running against Scott Walker: 'I’m going to come at him very, very hard'

The Cap Times
Nov 6, 2017

“(Gov.) Scott Walker is a policy mule for a Republican donor cartel, and (President Donald) Trump is essentially an agent of Russia. Both of them are betraying their constituents,” he said on “Capitol City Sunday.” “I’m a navy vet. I’m going to come at him very, very hard.”

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Democrat Matt Flynn thinks he is capable of beating Gov. Scott Walker

WISN 12 News
October 16th, 2017

"I think we need a change in direction in this state," Flynn said. "We need to take our state back." Flynn said Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker has had eight years to put out his vision for the state. Flynn said Walker’s vision is flawed.

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Matt Flynn On Run For Governor, UW Funding

Wisconsin Public Television
October 13th, 2017

Former head of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Matt Flynn announced his candidacy for governor this week, and he joins us from Milwaukee to discuss his plans for Wisconsin. Flynn says more money should be put toward the University of Wisconsin, and he criticizes Governor Scott Walker’s Foxconn negotiation, saying he was "taken to the cleaners."

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Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn promises to restore collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin

CBS58
October 12th, 2017

"I cant stand by and watch our democracy destroyed," said Matt Flynn during a live interview on the CBS 58 News at 4. The live interview just days after officially declaring that he's hoping to unseat Republican incumbent Scott Walker.

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Democrat Matt Flynn launches campaign for Wisconsin governor

Wisconsin State Journal
October 11th, 2017

Former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn said Tuesday he's running for governor because the state's progressive traditions are being "obliterated" by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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Poll Results from Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel
August 8th, 2017

The poll, conducted July 8 and 9, asked 563 likely Democratic primary voters in the heavily Democratic 7th Senate District, about various local and statewide contests...

Finishing first was former state Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn with 17%, followed by Madison Mayor Paul Soglin at 16% and state Schools Superintendent Tony Evers at 14%.

Matt Flynn discusses his run for Governor on Capital City Sunday

WKOW 27
Nov 8, 2017

Matt Flynn on running against Scott Walker: 'I’m going to come at him very, very hard'

The Cap Times
Nov 6, 2017

“(Gov.) Scott Walker is a policy mule for a Republican donor cartel, and (President Donald) Trump is essentially an agent of Russia. Both of them are betraying their constituents,” he said on “Capitol City Sunday.” “I’m a navy vet. I’m going to come at him very, very hard.”

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Democrat Matt Flynn thinks he is capable of beating Gov. Scott Walker

WISN 12 News
October 16th, 2017

"I think we need a change in direction in this state," Flynn said. "We need to take our state back." Flynn said Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker has had eight years to put out his vision for the state. Flynn said Walker’s vision is flawed.

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Matt Flynn On Run For Governor, UW Funding

Wisconsin Public Television
October 13th, 2017

Former head of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Matt Flynn announced his candidacy for governor this week, and he joins us from Milwaukee to discuss his plans for Wisconsin. Flynn says more money should be put toward the University of Wisconsin, and he criticizes Governor Scott Walker’s Foxconn negotiation, saying he was "taken to the cleaners."

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Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn promises to restore collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin

CBS58
October 12th, 2017

"I cant stand by and watch our democracy destroyed," said Matt Flynn during a live interview on the CBS 58 News at 4. The live interview just days after officially declaring that he's hoping to unseat Republican incumbent Scott Walker.

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Democrat Matt Flynn launches campaign for Wisconsin governor

Wisconsin State Journal
October 11th, 2017

Former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn said Tuesday he's running for governor because the state's progressive traditions are being "obliterated" by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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Poll Results from Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel
August 8th, 2017

The poll, conducted July 8 and 9, asked 563 likely Democratic primary voters in the heavily Democratic 7th Senate District, about various local and statewide contests...

Finishing first was former state Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn with 17%, followed by Madison Mayor Paul Soglin at 16% and state Schools Superintendent Tony Evers at 14%.