Press Releases

April 16, 2021 Press Release
Minnesota is one of just eight states to contribute more each year to Washington than it receives in federal aid

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.

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
The legislation would put a price on carbon and return all revenue to American families, where it belongs

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.

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
The accolade comes after recent research showing Phillips as the MN delegation’s most productive member

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. 

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.