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November 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, the House Financial Services Committee unanimously passed The Prudential Regulator Oversight Act (H.R. 4841), authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), in a 55-0 vote.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today after the House passed H. Res. 660 to establish procedures for the ongoing impeachment inquiry:

October 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, the House passed the Expositions Provide Opportunities Act (EXPO Act), authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (D, MN-03). Bloomington, in Phillips’s Third Congressional District, is one of two U.S. cities interested in competing to host the 2027 World Expo.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHNGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about online foreign interference in U.S. Elections during a hearing in the House Financial Services Committee.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHNGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the SHIELD Act (Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for A Lasting Democracy Act). The comprehensive election security package includes Rep.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a statement today after she and Rep. Dean Phillips (DFL-Minn.), alongside Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, announced bipartisan legislation to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence. H.R.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the Firewall Act aimed at preventing foreign meddling in U.S. elections. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign nationals from paying for online advertisements created to attack or support federal candidates.

September 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement:


In The News

November 11, 2019 In The News

Veterans Day has always been an important day of reflection for me.

My birth father, Capt. Artie Pfefer, was killed in action in Vietnam when I was just six months old. His memory serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by those who serve – and by their families, too.

November 11, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump has made good on his earlier threat, giving the formal, one-year notification that sets in motion U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement.

November 8, 2019 In The News

Years and years of crashes along Highway 12 have earned it the nickname as the “Corridor of Death.”

Now, Congressman Dean Phillips is joining city leaders to see how he can help.

The congressman saw the most dangerous spots of the highway Thursday during a bus tour led by Chief Gary Kroells of the West Hennepin Public Safety department.

November 8, 2019 In The News

In a series of news releases, Minnesota lawmakers in the executive branch and the Congressional delegation called upon the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide aid to farmers struggling after recent adverse weather and flooding.

November 6, 2019 In The News

Third Congressional District Rep. Dean Phillips will speak on “Drawing Back the Curtain on Campaign Finance: How You Can Gain Control” at a free event 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Normandale Lutheran Church, 6100 Normandale Road, Edina.

October 24, 2019 In The News

The House on Wednesday approved an election security bill that has been a top demand from Democrats’ most vulnerable members.

October 23, 2019 In The News

As Rep. Betty McCollum sees it the federal government should do all it can to help protect people in hiding from stalkers and abusers, and that's the aim of a bill she introduced Tuesday.

Rep. McCollum's "Safe at Home Act" would require all federal agencies to accept the post office box addresses that states provide to victims in order to keep their whereabouts confidential.

October 23, 2019 In The News

Minnesota Democratic lawmakers are leading a push to ensure the federal government does its part to shield the home addresses of domestic abuse survivors.

October 23, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Eden Prairie) will host a community conversation on climate change and environmental protections in Hopkins on Oct. 26, according to an email from Eden Prairie’s Citizens Climate Lobby and the Facebook event page.