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July 8, 2019 In The News

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A north metro community just completed the largest solar project of any city in Minnesota — and the project didn’t cost taxpayers any money.

Lisa Meadows explains how the project is expected to save tens of thousands of dollars next year alone.

“I’m a very proud Minnesotan today,” Rep. Dean Phillips said.

July 3, 2019 In The News

Third District Rep. Dean Phillips released the following statement June 28 after the House passed emergency funding to address the humanitarian crisis at the border:

June 26, 2019 In The News

PLYMOUTH — U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips held a roundtable on June 17 at the Medicine Lake City Hall on the topic of aquatic invasive species.

In addition to Phillips, who represents Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District, the roundtable included:

June 25, 2019 In The News

A year and a half after the 2017 federal tax law, Minnesota foundations and nonprofits are still grappling with its effect on charitable giving and looking for ways the sector can push back.

June 20, 2019 In The News

"This isn't just for boaters. It's not just about people who actually use our lakes. This is for everyone."

That was one of the takeaways as Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN-3) hosted a round table discussion about aquatic invasive species with local experts and community leaders in Medicine Lake, Minnesota.

June 18, 2019 In The News

Spring and summer in Minnesota means boating, and lots of it. And with boating comes talk about aquatic invasive species contaminating our lakes.

“Everything from mussels to every kind of weed that you can think of is fouling our lakes,” says Three Rivers Park District’s John Gunyou. “It’s something that we have to be concerned about.”

June 10, 2019 In The News

Being a freshman Congressman is not too far removed from being a freshman in college, but Dean Phillips is learning the ropes is his first few months in office representing Minnesota’s 3rd District. Home on a brief Congressional recess, we were lucky enough to catch up with Rep.

June 6, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House passed a crucial immigration bill Tuesday. Supporters of the American Dream and Promise Act say the legislation is long overdue. 
A group of social justice advocates from Brooklyn Park has lobbied for this legislation for years. They were in Washington for what they call a monumental vote.

June 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips says the most common topic that came up on recent visits with municipal officials in his suburban congressional district was the lack of state funding to improve aging infrastructure.

June 5, 2019 In The News

A bill including a pathway to citizenship for residents under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and delayed Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) passed the House June 4.

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips co-sponsored the bill, which is titled the American Dream and Promise Act.