Press Releases

January 16, 2020 Press Release
"We differ in our politics. We agree on Congress's power to declare war."

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) teamed up with Reps.

January 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Prudential Regulator Oversight Act (H.R. 4841), authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03). The legislation requires federal prudential banking regulators to provide annual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, along with semiannual reports on their supervisory and regulatory activities.

December 20, 2019 Press Release
President Trump signs defense bill which includes a provision to provide pathway to citizenship for Liberians on DED

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) is celebrating with the members of the Liberian community in Minnesota after President Trump signed the National Defense Department Authorization (NDAA).

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement after Chilean mining conglomerate and owner of Twin Metals, Antofagasta, submitted a plan to the Minnesota DNR detailing its proposal to develop a sulfide-ore copper mine adjacent to Minnesota’s treasured Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness this week.

December 18, 2019 Press Release
Phillips came to his conclusion with a heavy heart after reviewing all the evidence

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voted in favor of both articles of impeachment before the House of Representatives after viewing the whistleblower report and related evidence. 

December 17, 2019 Press Release
After years of extensions, Phillips advocated for a budget deal that includes full repeal of the medical device tax

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced today that he successfully pushed for a permanent repeal of the medical device tax to be included in Congress’s end-of-year funding deal, which passed the House today.

December 17, 2019 Press Release
Phillips finds solution after hearing from local fire chief about harmful pollutants impacting 11 Minnesota communities

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced today that his amendment aimed at cleaning up a polluted former missile site in Watertown, MN was included in final passage of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed the Senate today.

December 12, 2019 Press Release
Legislative Fix Passes the Influential House Ways and Means Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee took action to repeal a 2017 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions after hearing from Rep. Dean Phillips about the cap’s harmful impact on Minnesota’s Third Congressional District.

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