Press Releases

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voted for the Save the Internet Act, which passed the House today. The bill creates popular, targeted net neutrality protections that benefit consumers and small businesses.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voiced his opposition to a Democratic bill to raise current limits on discretionary spending. The bill, H.R. 2021, does not include spending cuts or revenue increases to offset the cost of raising the spending caps. Rep.

April 4, 2019 Press Release
Phillips: “That’s exactly why we need to get special interests and big money out of politics.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) co-sponsored and voted in support of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voted in support of a House Resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s legal campaign to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

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April 2, 2019 Press Release
Phillips: “What is our President thinking?”

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) spoke on the House Floor to criticize efforts to dismantle the ACA and urge the President and GOP to join efforts to lower premiums and costs.

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March 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) issued the following statement on President Trump signing a one year extension of Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status for Liberians.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement on President Trump signing a one year extension of Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status for Liberians.

March 28, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers appeals to Congress and the White House as deadline closes in

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) delivered 48 letters to the White House from a bipartisan group of Minnesota senators today. The letters urge the President and Congress to extend the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program for Liberian refugees before it expires on March 31, subjecting thousands to deportation.

March 27, 2019 Press Release
The Protect Our Liberian Community Act moves Liberians from Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), which is set to expire on March 31st, to Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

WASHINGTON, DC – With 4 days left until Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status expires for the Liberian community, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today introduced the bipartisan Protect Our Liberian Community Act.

March 27, 2019 Press Release
Phillips: “There’s an empty net and all we have to do is tap in the puck.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With 4 days left until Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status expires for the Liberian community, Rep. Dean Phillips pressed the House to take legislative action tomove DED holders to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for three years and give Congress time to pass a more comprehensive solution.

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