Press Releases

July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) today voted in favor of H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the House by a vote of 233 to 199. The bill increases the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour gradually over seven years.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus will be visiting the southern border of the United States in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday, July 19, 2019. Among the facilities the Caucus members will be inspecting are points of entry, a border patrol station, and a centralized processing center.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Local fire chief’s concerns about harmful pollutants led to Phillips amendment

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced that an amendment he authored – aimed at cleaning up a former missile site in Watertown, MN that left the area contaminated with harmful pollutants – has been included in the House’s FY 2020 defense bill.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today after the House passed emergency funding to address the humanitarian crisis at the border:

June 26, 2019 Press Release
Dean Phillips named popular vote winner

Washington, DC – The New Democrat Coalition congratulates Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) on winning the New Democrat Coalition’s first ever policy pitch day. The popular vote winner was Rep.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today on the humanitarian crisis at the southern border:

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today following the President's decision to approve and then cancel a military strike on Iran: 

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced House passage of more than $2 billion in funding he requested that will allow Minnesota schools to serve more students from diverse backgrounds, and expand Career and Technical Education programs in the region. The funding bill is for Fiscal Year 2020, which is October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

June 12, 2019 Press Release
Phillips: “Thoughts and tweets do not save lives. Action saves lives. And in honor of all the Pulse Nightclub victims, we need action and we need it now.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month, LGBTQ Pride Month and the third anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) paid tribute to victims on the House Floor.

June 12, 2019 Press Release
Historic snowfall, ice, and melting snow caused widespread flooding and significant infrastructure damage across the state, affecting at least 51 counties and four tribal nations in the winter months

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