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June 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the HONEST Enterprises Act, legislation that would incentivize responsible corporate governance and reward businesses that go above and beyond to care for their employees and make a difference in their communities.

June 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) introduced a bipartisan resolution supporting the United States African Development Foundation’s 40 years of tireless and effective community development work. The initiative is co-led by Rep.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans voted to prevent debate on S.1, the For the People Act:

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) with the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship for the second year in a row. The Chamber gives Phillips high marks for working across the aisle and leading on legislation to support entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Small Business Oversight Subcommittee Chair Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Reps.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, June 11th, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined non-profit and business leaders to discuss the path toward a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous economy and to launch a new Congressional Stakeholder Capitalism Caucus dedicated to that cause.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) introduced the IGNITE American Innovation Act, a bipartisan bill to provide relief for startup businesses that were ineligible for other types of aid passed by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the introduction of the Vet Center Support Act, H.R.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. — With the Senate vote on the bipartisan commission to investigate delayed, Rep. Phillips issues the following statement:

May 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations, led by Chairman Dean Phillips (D-MN), held a hearing focused on assessing the implementation and effectiveness of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) pandemic

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In The News

June 4, 2020 In The News

The bipartisan effort of Congressmen Chip Roy (R-Texas) and Dean Phillips (D-Minn) to simplify how loan forgiveness works for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is one of the smartest moves that I’ve seen legislators take over the last few weeks.

June 4, 2020 In The News

Federal legislation authored by Minnesota Democrat Dean Phillips to help cash-strapped businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is on its way to the desk of President Donald Trump.

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved changes to the Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday night. The House previously approved the measure on a vote of 417-1.

May 28, 2020 In The News

With only a single vote in opposition, the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to amend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to extend repayment deadlines and loosen some of its spending rules.

May 28, 2020 In The News

On Thursday, the House is voting on not one, but two of Rep. Dean Phillips’ bills related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Federal loans established to help small businesses pay for payroll, rent, and utilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020 In The News

The House passed by an overwhelming margin Thursday a bill to cut small businesses more slack in how they use coronavirus lifeline loans.

May 28, 2020 In The News

The House overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday that would relax the terms of a federal loan program intended to help small businesses weather the pandemic, giving companies more time and flexibility to use the money.

May 28, 2020 In The News

The House approved a bipartisan bill that would loosen requirements on hundreds of billions of dollars in small-business loans, responding to concerns from employers struggling to stay open during the coronavirus pandemic.

May 28, 2020 In The News

The House voted Thursday to give small businesses financially strapped by the Covid-19 crisis more flexibility to spend forgivable loans for payrolls and expenses from the government’s popular Paycheck Protection Program.

May 27, 2020 In The News

Legislation to overhaul the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program — and make its numerous provisions friendlier to restaurants and retail shops in particular — may come before the House of Representatives as soon as Thursday.

May 26, 2020 In The News

Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) wrote to House and Senate leadership requesting that their legislation to provide for a national contact tracing and testing program for COVID-19 be included in any subsequent bicameral legislation.

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