In The News

November 23, 2019 In The News

Close to 300 people filled a college auditorium in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Saturday for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips.

The freshman Democrat, who represents the 3rd District in the western Twin Cities, drew a largely friendly crowd after a week of impeachment hearings in Washington.

November 23, 2019 In The News

– Minnesota may still get the World’s Fair it’s been chasing for years, but hopes for a 2027 World Expo in Bloomington depend on Congress settling a simmering federal budget stalemate by the end of the year.

November 21, 2019 In The News

Third District Rep. Dean Phillips (DFL-Deephaven) will host a free and open-to-the-public town hall meeting 2-3:20 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Hennepin Technical College, 9000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park.

November 20, 2019 In The News

FICO will host a free consumer financial education event at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at in the North Hennepin Community College Center for Business and Technology, 7411 85th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park.

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

Democratic Congressman Dean Phillips said his tour of a deadly stretch of Highway 12 that runs through the western part of his district was an eye-opening experience. He went on a ride-along with West Hennepin Police Chief Gary Kroells to see firsthand why so many fatalities have happened on the stretch of highway from Wayzata to Delano.

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.