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August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) sent a letter to to the Army Corps of Engineers expressing concerns over the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline.

Full text of the letter is available here and below: 

Dear Acting Assistant Secretary Pinkham:

July 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Today, Rep. Phillips released letters sent to Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman, Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, and Hennepin County Commissioners requesting their continued support for Minnesota’s small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced that he successfully secured $30.8 in federal funding for Minnesota infrastructure projects in the INVEST in America Act, which passed the House today.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips announced that the Interstate 494 Corridor Project, which runs through Eden Prairie, Edina, and Bloomington in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, has been awarded $60 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the introduction of the Vet Center Support Act, H.R. 3674, a bill that would identify barriers to constructing new Vet Centers and increasing staff capacity to assess how well veterans’ mental health needs are being met in underserved areas. Minnesota only has three Vet Centers statewide – one Center for every 100,000 veterans – one of the worst ratios in the country.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) released the following statement on the anniversary of George Floyd’s death, as police reform negotiations continue, led by a bipartisan group of lawmakers that includes Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Rep. Phillips’s colleagues on the Problem Solvers Caucus:

May 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) congratulated Tai Nguyen for winning the 2021 Congressional Art Competition in Minnesota’s Third District. Tai’s beautiful piece, Entrenched Blossoms, was selected by a panel of expert judges and will be displayed in the U.S.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) sent a letter to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry asking the Biden Administration to clarify its policy regarding cross-border pipelines and to explain how the permitting process can mitigate the risks pipelines pose to tribal sovereignty and our natural environment.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) endorsed the legalization of adult recreational cannabis in Minnesota for the first time. In a letter delivered to legislative leaders in Minnesota this morning, Phillips touted his support for House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler’s bill, H.F. 600, and called on the Minnesota House and Senate to pass the legislation this session.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) thanked the Medical Alley community for presenting him with the Spirit of the Alley Award, in honor of Phillips’s work to support small businesses in Minnesota and foster innovation in health care.