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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), in a strong bipartisan vote of 417-1. Phillips and co-author Rep.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips released the following statement today:

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Chip Roy (R-TX) have released a diverse list of national and regional organizations supporting the passage of the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act (PPFA).

May 27, 2020 Press Release

Dean Phillips has introduced two important reforms impacting the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) programs, the emergency sources of funding for small businesses struggling in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, May 26, 2020, the Problem Solvers Caucus formally endorsed the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Actlegislation that will revamp some of the rules within the current Paycheck Protection Program, making it more accessible and equitable for small businesses looking to weather the current economic storm.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by NDC Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06), endorsed the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act co-introduced by New Dem Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03).

May 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Votes are set for Wednesday, May 27 on two important reforms to the Paycheck Protection Program from Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) designed to save struggling small businesses and ensure necessary transparency for American taxpayers.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today:

May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and the Lugar Center released their 2019 Bipartisan Index rankings of members of Congress (the first year of the 116th Congress). Freshman Rep.

May 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, which will make urgently needed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a vital initiative for small businesses struggling in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

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In The News

April 2, 2020 In The News

The last federal coronavirus relief bill, coming in at $2.2 trillion, is the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history. Rep. Dean Phillips wanted to make sure the money gets used in the way it’s intended.

March 27, 2020 In The News

Minnesotans in Congress lined up Friday behind the massive, $2.2 trillion stimulus package to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, even as they looked ahead to what else is needed to respond to the unprecedented crisis.

March 24, 2020 In The News

The shortage of supplies for frontline health workers is so severe in her district that Rep. Elissa Slotkin has started texting sewing patterns of DIY face masks to embroidery companies. In between, she’s making nonstop calls to the governor's staff, hospitals and other state leaders to seek help for her constituents from the coronavirus pandemic.

March 23, 2020 In The News

Minnesota’s Democratic U.S. Congress members are asking President Donald Trump’s administration to speed up medical supply deliveries to Minnesota from the national stockpile to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 19, 2020 In The News

Minnesota's 10 Congressional delegates on Thursday, March 19, called on the federal Small Business Administration to free up Economic Injury Disaster Loans for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020 In The News

At least three congressional staffers and two members of Congress have tested positive for the coronavirus.

As a consequence of the outbreak, the U.S. Capitol Sergeant at Arms has ordered limited access to the Capitol building and members’ offices until April. And all Capitol Visitor Center tours have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.

March 18, 2020 In The News

Sitting at a folding table in a dimly lit room, Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips explained his plans regarding healthcare, education, and gun control. For the freshman congressman, these issues are not just topics he cares about, they are issues his constituents care about as well.

March 18, 2020 In The News

With Donald Trump knee-deep in denial over the threat of the coronavirus, dismissing the highly contagious virus as nothing more than a media hoax that a little sunlight could fix until two days ago, the onus fell to other elected officials to fill the messaging vacuum and put together emergency legislation intended to stymie the impending health and economic crisis.

March 18, 2020 In The News

President Trump has signed off on a host of new resources to respond to the coronavirus crisis. Now Americans need to learn how to access these services.

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