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October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHNGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the SHIELD Act (Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for A Lasting Democracy Act). The comprehensive election security package includes Rep.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a statement today after she and Rep. Dean Phillips (DFL-Minn.), alongside Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, announced bipartisan legislation to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence. H.R.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the Firewall Act aimed at preventing foreign meddling in U.S. elections. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign nationals from paying for online advertisements created to attack or support federal candidates.

September 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement:

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) participated in the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s hearing on the impact of gun violence on children.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Fresh off a 28-12 drubbing of the Atlanta Falcons, the Minnesota Vikings will travel Sunday to the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field for their 118th meeting with the typically overrated Green Bay

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) introduced the No PAC Act. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit members of Congress and those running for a U.S. House or Senate seat from accepting contributions from a political action committee, other than that of the given candidate.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) kicked off the Congressional App Challenge in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District as students across Minnesota headed back to school last week.

August 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Representative Dean Phillips (D-MN 3) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is investing more than $250,000 to Eden Prairie to develop affordable housing and economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income families.



In The News

January 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Dean Phillips joined fellow members of Congress on Wednesday in urging President Donald Trump to re-open the entire federal government, using a private meeting to push for an end to the nearly month-long shutdown.

January 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips is cosponsoring a bill that would require universal background checks for nearly all firearm purchases.

Phillips, who is in his first term representing Minnesota’s 3rd District, announced on Jan. 8 that he is cosponsoring the universal background checks bill, H.R. 8.

January 5, 2019 In The News

It isn't your usual bill, the For The People Act introduced Friday by House Democrats. Also known as HR 1, symbolically their first legislation, it is a 571-page compendium of existing problems and proposed solutions in four political hot zones: voting, political money, redistricting and ethics.

January 2, 2019 In The News

Dean Phillips has a sense for the marketplace. He led Phillips Distilling as it recast itself from a maker of commodity spirits before the artisanal booze craze hit. He co-created Talenti Gelato before there was a gelato outpost in every upscale neighborhood, and his Penny’s Coffee offers a template for third-wave coffee shops as community centers.

December 27, 2018 In The News

As a man who made it a point to frequently mix and mingle with his future constituents, the weeks following Dean Phillips’ election to Congress provided quite a change of pace.

December 23, 2018 In The News

Congressman-elect Dean Phillips didn’t wait long to keep his promise. He held a town hall a little more than a month after being elected, something his Republican opponent rarely did. A capacity crowd packed the Oak Grove Middle School in Bloomington, MN, on December 17, 2018.