In The News

December 23, 2019 In The News

After many hours of following impeachment coverage, I’ve learned one thing: Our elected officials are far more divided and disrespectful — and divisive — than the citizens of this country.

December 23, 2019 In The News

It was standing room only at Minnetonka High School as Dean Phillips, the U.S. representative for Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, hosted a community conversation focused on federal fiscal responsibility.

December 22, 2019 In The News

– A vote in the House to lift a cap on federal tax deductions for state and local tax payments (SALT) was glad tidings for high income, high tax states like Minnesota.

The great joy may be short-lived, however, as the bill faces long odds of even being considered in the Republican-controlled Senate.

December 20, 2019 In The News

Lowering the cost of insulin and other prescription medications has become a shared goal for Democrat and Republican elected officials, whether they’re southwest metro legislators and candidates or President Donald Trump.

December 20, 2019 In The News

WATERTOWN — The old Watertown missile site, owned by the Western Area Fire Training Academy (WAFTA), may finally get cleaned up.

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minnesota, announced in Dec. 17 news release that his amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act passed in the Senate. 

December 13, 2019 In The News

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips has been working to repeal the cap on state and local tax deductions that has disproportionately hit residents in his district.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Two Eden Prairie High School seniors won Minnesota's Third Congressional District App Challenge, according to Sam Anderson, a spokesperson from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) will host a free and open-to-the-public community conversation on fiscal responsibility at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the forum room at Minnetonka High School, 18301 Highway 7. 

December 3, 2019 In The News

Carver County Deputy Bob Zydowsky, Chanhassen High School school liaison officer, has been in the public safety business for a long time and has attended many similar events, but couldn’t help tearing up a little at Chanhassen's recent First Responders Recognition Night.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Eden Prairie’s 8335 Crystal View Rd. used to be a Panino Brothers. Before that, the Lariat Center corner haunt was a Baja Sol. In past lives, the space played host to a half-dozen other fast-casual restaurants, through it all maintaining a very ’90s footprint in an unremarkable suburban strip mall.