Press Releases

August 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Congressman highlighted progress House Democrats have made For The People, including the passage of H.R.

August 19, 2019 Press Release
More than 53,000 Minnesotans rely on services from Planned Parenthood and other reproductive providers that are funded by Title X

MINNETONKA, MN – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement on Planned Parenthood being forced out of Title X funding by the Trump Administration. The White House’s gag rule denies this crucial funding to organizations that refer their patients to safe and legal abortion options.

August 15, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN  – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to Israel denying entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar (MN-05) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13).

August 4, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after domestic terrorist attacks in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH killed 29 and wounded dozens more in less than 24 hours this weekend:

July 26, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Butch Lewis Act would save the multiemployer pensions of 20,543 Minnesotans

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voted in favor of the Butch Lewis Act, which aims to save the multiemployer pensions of 1.3 million workers and retirees across the country.

July 26, 2019 Press Release
Bill would provide emergency insulin and lower costs for Minnesotans

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (MN-02) and Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced H.R. 4010, The Emergency Access to Insulin Act.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last Friday, members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus visited McAllen, TX to see facilities and conditions at the southern border. The trip was led by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA).

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.