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April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) engaged in a whole-of-government strategy to call out systemic underinvestment and tax fairness in Minnesota, from advocacy at the White House to the House Transportation & Infrastructure.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing the federal deficit by $3.25 trillion over a 10-year period.

April 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and the Problem Solvers Caucus leadership team met with senior White House officials to have a constructive, bipartisan conversation about pressing issues facing our country — from infrastructure to immigration to mental health.

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April 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement:

“Yesterday, our community suffered another horrific tragedy when Daunte Wright was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic and bench warrant stop in Brooklyn Center, just next door to the district I represent in Congress. 

April 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the reintroduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA), bold legislation that would utilize market forces to combat climate change and incentivize the speedy transition to a clean energy economy. The bill earned 86 bipartisan co-sponsors in the previous Congress, and Rep.

April 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) sent a letter to the directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) demanding a status report on the progress of taxpayer-funded research on gun violence, as well as an estimate for when that research will yield actionable recommendations for policymakers.

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March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and a coalition of bipartisan Representatives and Senators introduced the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act, a bill that would increase access to high-quality workforce training and credentialling programs.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and David Joyce (R-OH) and Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the RECYLE Act, a bipartisan bill that would lead to vast improvements in community and residential recycling programs.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) thanked the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) for presenting him with the 2021 Legislative Action Award, in honor of Phillips’ leadership and demonstrated commitment to crossing the partisan divide. 

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Vice Chair Dean Phillips (MN-03) and his colleagues on the Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) sent a letter to President Joe Biden outlining an agenda for bipartisan, bicameral legislation in the 117th Congress.

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August 18, 2020 In The News

On the day two juveniles were charged in connection with the attack of a Dar Al-Farooq imam in Bloomington, political and religious leaders from Minnesota gathered to denounce the attack.

August 18, 2020 In The News

Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) joined Chuck Todd on Meet the Press to talk about the bipartisan negotiations he's leading between White House Chief of Staff Meadows and the Problem Solvers Caucus, and the future of the USPS.

August 15, 2020 In The News

On August 6, Imam Mohamed Mukhtar was assaulted on his way to evening worship. At Park Avenue and 82nd Street East, just outside the Islamic Center, Mukhtar was found clutching his left shoulder, which was fractured in two places. He told police he’d been kicked and hit by a white male and a Black male.

August 15, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers spoke with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in an effort to advance stalled discussions on the coronavirus economic stimulus package, a person at the meeting told NBC News Saturday. 

August 14, 2020 In The News

We cannot let divisive rhetoric prevent us from working toward a compassionate immigration policy that lives up to the ideals of the American Dream.

 

What one reform if adopted by the federal government would move the nation forward in addressing the challenges and opportunities of immigration to the United States?

August 14, 2020 In The News

This moment presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to leverage increased support for public lands to create greater equity in the outdoor world.

 

August 7, 2020 In The News

Last-minute talks on Capitol Hill to continue virus aid, including the $600 worth of weekly supplemental unemployment benefits, have collapsed this afternoon.

Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips tells WCCO's Chad Hartman he's troubled by what he calls the "obstinance" that is rewarded in Congress instead of the conclusions. Phillips says the President may end up stepping in.

July 20, 2020 In The News

After Gold Star wife Cheryl Lankford was diagnosed with cancer, she spent the final few months of her life working to make sure that military health and financial benefits for her 15-year-old son, Jonathan Jr., wouldn’t die with her.

July 7, 2020 In The News

Dean Phillips was elected to Congress representing Minnesota’s Third District less than two years ago. The consensus-focused businessman and philanthropic leader gained national attention in recent weeks when he co-authored the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, designed to fix problems in Congress’ Paycheck Protection Act which made it impossible for many small businesses to access.

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