Press Releases

January 8, 2019 Press Release
In co-sponsoring his second bill, Rep. Phillips honors campaign promise to be an advocate for gun violence prevention

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips announced today that he has co-sponsored his second bill, H.R.8, which would require universal background checks on all gun sales -- a policy supported by over 90% of Americans, including the vast majority of gun owners like Rep. Phillips himself.

January 7, 2019 Press Release

BLOOMINGTON, MN - Beginning today, Rep. Phillips’s district staff will host open office hours daily at Bloomington Civic Plaza.

January 4, 2019 Press Release
Phillips makes good on promise to become a leading voice in Congress for stronger ethics laws, increased voter protections and campaign finance reform with H.R.1

WASHINGTON, DC - Newly sworn-in Rep. Dean Phillips today announced his cosponsorship of a sweeping ethics, voter protection and campaign finance reform bill known as The For the People Act of 2019. The reform package will be H.R.1 in the 116th Congress. Rep. Phillips joined Speaker Pelosi and Rep.

January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representative Phillips Sworn into 116th Congress
U.S. Representative Dean Phillips was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by the House Speaker on January 3rd, 2019.
January 3, 2019 Press Release

EXCELSIOR, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips released the following statement following his first-ever votes in Congress, which included a bipartisan bill to end the Trump shutdown:


December 13, 2018 Press Release

EXCELSIOR, MN - Rep.-elect Phillips released the following statement today on lawmakers’ deal to overhaul how Congress handles incidents of sexual harassment:


December 12, 2018 Press Release

Excelsior, MN - Today, Rep.-elect Dean Phillips announced his Congressional office leadership team, which will commence once he is sworn in on January 3, 2019.


December 3, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that Member-Elect Dean Phillips (MN-03) has joined the Task Force for the 116th Congress.

December 3, 2018 Press Release
Just a month after the election, Phillips’s number one issue becomes the number one issue for the new Congress in 2019

EXCELSIOR, MN - On Friday, Representative-Elect Dean Phillips stood with Congressional leaders to announce that a sweeping campaign finance and ethics reform bill will b